Why Obama bans microbeads_ The question should also be why the FDA approved them in the first place.
If you’ve seen my tooth paste picture on instagram then you’ll know that I’ve made the switch from Crest 3D white tooth paste which has the micro beads, to now Colgate Optic White. My dentist told me on a recent visit to make the switch because she was finding micro beads in my mouth. Turns out after talking to my godmother who is also a hygienist filled me in on what the “talk” is all about.
It turns out that not only in tooth paste but products like exfoliants that have these tiny micro beads in them are going into our ocean and fish are eating them because our filter system can’t strain them. Now they are outlawed in the USA.
“a study published in Environmental Science & Technology reported that more than 8 trillion microbeads were entering the country’s aquatic habitats daily. The volume was enough to coat the…
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