Buyer Beware: Many of these new “green” cleaning products are green in name only.
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A harsh chemical added to soap and other personal care products to fight germs may be taking a serious toll on your health.
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According to the courts, the potential risks of the antibacterial ingredient Triclosan are real and should be investigated.
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The Cosmetics Wars By Mark Bittman, New York Times If all goes according to schedule, next month the European Union will become “cruelty-free,” banning without exception the sale of cosmetics ingredients that were tested on animals. Don’t celebrate yet. Because although there may be less animal testing of personal care products than
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