RiverSoapBlog

We'll be blogging about health, beauty,natural cleaning methods, natural beauty secrets and natural living.  With a focus on the environment and healthy living.

The skinny on "Antibacterial" Toothpaste

As we've said before......"The chemical triclosan - used in many antibacterial products like soap, toothpaste and antibacterial hand-wash, has been linked to cancer-cell growth and disrupted development in animals. Regulators are reviewing whether it’s safe to put in soap, cutting boards and toys. Consumer companies are phasing it out. Minnesota voted in May to ban it in many products.

At the same time, millions of Americans are putting it in their mouths every day, by way of a top-selling toothpaste that uses the antibacterial chemical to head off gum disease -- Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s Total." according to Bloomberg News.  Read the article here ( the paragraph titled Rodent Bones is a bit disturbing)

Check out our blog post about Antibacterial Soap from October 2013 :

http://riversoap.com/riversoapblog/2013/10/22/anti-anti-bacterial-soap: