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2014-06-16 12:30:07

Ban of Antibacterial Soaps Could Lead to 7.5 Million Foodborne Illnesses, According to the American Cleaning Institute, Personal Care Products Council WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Proposed rules by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) could remove antibacterial soaps and body washes from store shelves - and might lead to 7.5 million new cases of foodborne illness and more than $38 billion in health care costs annually. In an effort to maintain consumer access to...

2014-05-22 23:05:30

TiFiber and Bradford Soap Works Currently Collaborating On New Soap Formulations to Replace Triclosan in Antibacterial Personal Care Products Fayettevlle, Ark. (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 TiFiber, Inc. recently announced it has exclusively licensed and is further developing technology from the University of Auckland and its commercialization company, Auckland UniServices Limited in New Zealand. The technology consists of a family of synthetic, antimicrobial polymers (AMPs) with potent,...

2014-03-22 23:04:13

Milina soap, Slovenia’s most popular brand of scented bar soap, is now available for purchase in the United States. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) March 22, 2014 Milina soap, Slovenia’s most popular brand of scented bar soap, is now available for purchase in the United States. Made from premium quality vegetable fats, Milina soaps are all natural and contain no foaming agents, animal fats or preservatives. They are produced using a cold process, which ensures that the natural ingredients and...

2014-01-30 23:01:47

The soap aisle can be very confusing to customers: there are French milled, glycerin, natural, "cold-process, "melt and pour" and beauty bars with a dizzying array of scents and fragrances. Route One Pumpkins helps customers understand definitions and provides tips on how to navigate the soap aisle and find the best soap. Half Moon Bay, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 French-milled or glycerine soap? Hot or cold-process or "melt and pour"? What about essential oils...

Antibacterial Soap FDA Curbs
2013-12-16 14:58:58

[ Watch the Video: Benefits Of Antibacterial Soap Under Scrutiny ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it would be scrutinizing antibacterial soaps and body washes to determine their effectiveness compared to their traditional counterparts. The FDA said it would also be looking into the long-term effects of using antibacterial products. The FDA is proposing makers of antibacterial cleaning products will...

2013-08-19 23:00:43

Natural Handmade Soaps from the Mohawk Valley Trading Company are reviewed by Daisy Burgos on her blog “Daisy's Reviews”. Fernandina Beach, FL (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Daisy Burgos recently reviewed Goats Milk Lavender Soap and Castile Soap from the Mohawk Valley Trading Company on her blog “Daisy's Reviews”. “Both soaps are handmade, all natural with no artificial ingredients, coloring, fragrances, synthetic dyes, preservatives or detergents,” said Daisy. Read the full...

2013-07-17 23:01:51

On her blog Giveaways & Glitter, Mistee Dawn reviews Handmade Natural Soaps from the Mohawk Valley Trading Company. Waverly, WV (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 On her blog Giveaways & Glitter, Mistee Dawn recently reviewed handmade natural soaps from the Mohawk Valley Trading Company. “My daughter and I both suffer from very sensitive skin. We have tried many different kinds of soap over the years. We have come to the conclusion that all natural handmade soaps are definitely the way to...

2013-06-28 11:16:16

A mother's prolonged use of antibacterial soaps containing the chemical triclocarban may harm nursing babies, according to a recent study from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The study, which was conducted on rats, showed that exposure to the compound may reduce the survival rates of babies. Rebekah Kennedy, a UT graduate student pursuing a dual master's degree in public health and nutrition, and Jiangang Chen, an assistant professor in the UT Department of Public Health,...

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  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
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