Antibacterial products fuel resistant bacteria in streams and rivers

Via Science Is Awesome

Many people use antibacterial soaps and cleaners in hopes of staying healthier. When the products are poured down the drain, they ultimately reach lakes, rivers, and streams.

The overexposure to all of those antibacterial products is causing these bodies of water to become populated with drug-resistant bacteria and is negatively affecting these ecosystems.

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