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Anti Bacterial

The EPA Opens a New Review of Handsoap, But Government Study Goes on for Decades

Paul Alexander | Posted 07.03.2013 | Green
Paul Alexander

Just Thursday, the Associated Press reported that FDA spokeswoman Stephanie Yao said evaluating triclosan is "one of the highest priorities" for the agency. Maybe, but a look at the history of the way the FDA and EPA have studied the substance suggests otherwise.

Practical Tips To Help Keep Your Pre-Schooler Healthy

Yolanda Reid Chassiakos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Yolanda Reid Chassiakos

What's your child going to bring home from pre-school this year? Unfortunately, our children are likely to carry back unwelcome viruses and bacteria as they share toys, spit and sneezes with their classmates.

IV-7: The Next Generation of Germ Defense

Sheila Shayon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sheila Shayon

The just-launched IV-7 Ultimate Germ Defense is a non-toxic disinfectant boasting the lowest EPA toxicity rating possible.

The Dangers of Triclosan: A Common Anti-Bacterial Ingredient

Samuel S. Epstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Samuel S. Epstein

Unexpected volatility has been documented when the triclosan in liquid soaps and other household products comes into contact with water, as would happen during common use.

Green News Report -- May 20, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Oil ashore that...

Sleep Well and Be Green

Stefanie Michaels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Stefanie Michaels

Bamboo is the ultimate in organic resources; it is vegan and animal friendly, and unlike its cotton competitor, bamboo sheets' production does not harm the environment.