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Three Big Reasons to NOT use Antibacterial Soaps

Finally!  The FDA has a new position on antibacterial soap: Manufacturers have to show that it’s both safe and more effective than simply washing with conventional soap and water, or they have to take it off the shelves in the next few years.  Now, we just need to worry about getting the right data through all the channels and not let pseudo-science and false facts end up as a “published fact”.  Triclosan...

FDA Sued over Triclosan

The Natural Resources Defense Council released this press release yesterday and all I have to say is, “Hallelujah!” Except it is tragic that it will take them until 2016 to make sure this dangerous endocrine disruptor is removed from consumer products. WASHINGTON (November 22, 2013) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, under a court agreement signed yesterday, will end decades of delay and decide how to...

How to celebrate Earth Day

What are you doing for Earth Day to improve your environment? Have you ever used cleaners and it’s hard to breathe or you have to leave the room!Use what I love…and you will not be damaging the planet or your own health! Besides having a super-clean house, notice you can breathe and it’s a pleasant experience – no chemical fumes or toxic exposure. And you will be making a positive impact on the planet. With the Get...

More Tips for Earth Day

Earth Day is in April. Right. Today is not Earth Day. Right. So let’s get back to business as usual, right? That’s right, we are back to business as usual – making every day Earth Day. Making decisions about products that are in harmony with nature. In our search, we have found that BASIC-H2 is the safest, most economical, most effective non-toxic, aqua-friendly product on the market today. It can be a...

Go Green by Stopping Red

What Red Meat has to do with Going Green Let’s not debate climate change… I’m not even advocating that we need to control methane gas to avoid climate change. There are issues related to our dietary selection that DOES impact the environment in a very real way. Let’s talk turkey, or chicken, or pig, or beef and the volume of meat demanded by our ever-growing “meat-and-potatoes” society. The...

Triclosan linked to muscle function impairment

I know, I know… another article about antibacterial soaps!  BUT, is there anybody listening out there?  Why do we continue this absolutely tragic method of protecting ourselves?  Would we shoot ourselves in the head because a venomous snake had wrapped itself around our face? A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences  reveals that exposure to triclosan is linked with muscle function...