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FDA Bans 19 Chemicals Used In Antibacterial Soaps

We think Castile soap’s the best choice! Why getting to know what’s in your soap is a good idea… – Consumers don’t need to use antibacterial soaps, and some of them may even be dangerous, the Food and Drug Administration says. On Friday, the FDA issued a rule banning the use of triclosan, triclocarban and 17 other chemicals in […]

Ban for cosmetics tested on animals

Very very overdue, and it doesn’t apply to existing products (!) but it’s a big step in the right direction! – THOUSANDS of cosmetics, including perfume, toothpaste and makeup, will be banned from stores after the Federal Government pledged to outlaw the sale of all products tested on animals. From July next year any products that […]

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Norway Becomes World’s First Country to Ban Deforestation – EcoWatch

What an amazing move! Kudos to Norway – Norway has become the first country to ban deforestation. The Norwegian Parliament pledged May 26 that the government’s public procurement policy will be deforestation-free. Any product that contributes to deforestation will not be used in the Scandinavian country. The pledge was recommended by Norwegian Parliament’s Standing Committee […]

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