FDA Bans Antibacterial Ingredients From Soaps

FDA Bans Antibacterial Ingredients From Soaps

For decades, store shelves have featured hand soaps, body washes, dish soap and other products that proudly proclaimed (or is that claimed) that they were antibacterial and helped thwart germs. However, they will not have the same labels or contents in the future. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a ruling that bans […]

Minnesota Bans Antibacterial Soaps

Minnesota Bans Antibacterial Soaps

As of January 1, 2017, antibacterial soaps are banned in the state of Minnesota. The problem is a chemical called triclosan that is an active ingredient in approximately 75 percent of antibacterial soap products. In recent years, the chemical has been proven harmful to humans. Although Minnesota is the first state to take this position, […]

Antibacterial Soap and Germs

Antibacterial Soap and Germs

The sole purpose of antibacterial soap is to kill germs while natural soaps are intended to work with nature. To clarify, one kills all germs, the other lessens the power of bad germs. The importance of understanding this difference is there is and has been a war against microorganisms¬†for quite some time. There are many […]