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First They Came For Your Lightbulbs. Now The Government Wants Your Soap, According to the Right

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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Some products containing Triclosan We have been going on about the bacteriocide Triclosan since 2006, when John first wrote There's A Frog Disruptor In My Soap . Since then we have repeatedly asked Why Is There Still an Endocrine Disruptor In My Toothpaste? , noted that the Canadian Medical Association Calls for Ban on Triclosan , that it doesn't actually work, that Antibacterial Cleaners Do More Harm Than Good, and that at last, FDA Finally Looking At Endocrine Disruptor Triclosan. But guess what? Triclosan is right up there now with compact fluorescent bulbs and low flush toilets as a cause celebre for the crazy right wing, and the campaign to get rid of it is part of the Environmentalists' War on Women.... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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