Podcast 099: The Effects of Antibacterial Soaps
Wendy and Meaghan discuss a recent article from the Wall Street Journal “Are Antibacterial Soaps Safe?” This article talks about the side effects of triclosan and antibacterial soap. Triclosan has been on the radar as having possible side effects since 1978. Recently the FDA has pushed for tougher regulation of certain antibacterial agents such as triclosan.
Wall Street Journal Articlehttp://www.wsj.com/articles/are-antibacterial-soaps-safe-1455592023
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN IN THIS PODCAST• What is triclosan?• What effect does triclosan have on someone?• What are the negative effects of antibacterial products?• Why do we need to protect our microbiome?• What rules and regulations are changing?