Report Finds Toxins/Carcinogens in Popular Brands of Toothpaste

Baking soda works just as well for me as it did for my grandmother – and it’s also far cheaper. I know how it is though. The colorful packaging and corporate logos leap out at you from the supermarket shelves and it’s very hard not to be seduced. It’s a kind of addiction.

Journal of People

Cornucopia Institute | 16 August, 2016

CORNUCOPIA, WI – The latest report by The Cornucopia Institute, an organic industry watchdog, uncovers serious problems in cosmetics industry regulations. Regulatory weaknesses and loopholes allow for the use of questionable, even harmful ingredients in personal care products, such as toothpastes, that could negatively impact the health of the users.

Behind the Dazzling Smile: Toxic Ingredients in Your Toothpaste, describes how the quality of “natural” toothpastes varies significantly between brands and how these personal oral care products commonly include nonessential ingredients that may be harmful.

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2 thoughts on “Report Finds Toxins/Carcinogens in Popular Brands of Toothpaste

  1. Our National government does something similar here in New Zealand. However there is massive public opposition to the “solar tax” – so I think they will be scrapping it before the election next year.


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