FDA issues warning about anti-bacterial soaps

Phyllis Stark

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FDA issues warning about anti-bacterial soaps

Phyllis Stark
CREATED Dec. 17, 2013

 While clean hands lessen your chances of becoming ill, the FDA now says is has no evidence that anti-bacterial products used in liquid soaps and washes help prevent the spread of germs. In fact, they may actually pose health risks.

Using these products every day could have an affect on your estrogen and testosterone levels, or even your thyroid. The FDA is calling for new rules requiring soap makers to prove their products work and are safe.

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