Antibacterial Soap

Video Series: Antibacterial Soap? Should I be using antibacterial soap at home? In this micro-video clip, Dr. O'Connell answers the question saying: "The FDA a couple of years ago made a statement a couple of years ago and just said, use soap and water, you don't need the antibacterial ingredient." The following article on the FDA website Antibacterial Soap? You Can Skip It, Use Plain Soap and Water says: "According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), there isn’t enough science to show that over-the-counter (OTC) antibacterial soaps are better at preventing illness than washing with [...]