Lawmakers want FDA to crack down on soap makers


This is an expanded version of the article originally posted and removed due to a photo copyright issue. Several people asked it to be replaced, so here you go. I’ve made a couple of edits and additions in response to both the overwhelming concern about S.1014 and comments that it’s nothing to worry about because the bill contains exemptions for people making soap for their families. I am posting a link to the bill and contact details first. If you already read the article,  jump down for important (imo) considerations about the nuances of what soap and cosmetics are according to the FDA, along with a few other comments and links.

Bill Information: 4/20/15 Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-California) and Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine), introduced S.1014: A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to ensure the safety of cosmetics. It is referred to as the Personal Care…

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