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The FDA Knew the Bottled Water Was Contaminated. The Public Didn’t.
Excerpts from long article that details several incidents of contaminated bottled drinking water … FDA inspections of bottled water facilities, though, declined by 33 percent between 2008 and 2018, according to data provided by the agency, and several years can pass between visits—meaning, as with Sweet Springs, the FDA might not become aware of contamination […]United States, National USA
Fluoride may be removed from Melbourne drinking water, affecting 170,000 across Brevard
For the third time this year, Melbourne leaders will vote on whether to remove fluoride from the drinking water supply of about 170,000 residents across southern Brevard County. As a regional supplier, Melbourne also provides drinking water for Indialantic, Indian Harbour Beach, Melbourne Beach, Melbourne Village, Palm Shores, Satellite Beach, West Melbourne and unincorporated Brevard County south of […]United States, Florida United States
New study: Fluoridation lowers IQ of formula-fed babies – UPDATE
Note: FAN re-issued this press release due to incorrect links NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — A study published this week found a large decrease in the IQ of children who had been fed infant formula reconstituted with fluoridated tap water compared to formula-fed children living in unfluoridated areas. The study by a research team […]United States, Fluoride Action Network Press Release
ADA scrutinizes proposed fluoride hazard rating
Expert panel concludes no compelling evidence to ‘presume’ a neurocognitive risk Washington — The ADA [American Dental Association] affirmed its support of the safety of community water fluoridation by sending comments Nov. 19 to National Toxicology Program officials about the draft monograph from the federal agency that postulates that fluoride is “presumed to be a […]United States, National USA
Fluoride and Fluoridation by the California Dental Association
Note from Fluoride Action Network We share this information from the California Dental Association. It was surprising to read that no mention was made of the following, and that no warnings were recommended for pregnant woman: (1) 63 IQ studies reporting an association of fluoride exposure with reduced IQ levels in children; (2) the new […]United States, California
Do you need to worry about fluoride during pregnancy?
It’s in your toothpaste and mouthwash, and there’s a good chance you’re drinking it, too. But recent research says certain levels of fluoride might not be safe for babies in utero. Here’s what you need to know. If you are pregnant or hoping to become pregnant, you’re likely more aware of what’s going into your […]Canada, National
Geochemical modeling, source apportionment, health risk exposure and control of higher fluoride in groundwater of sub-district Dargai, Pakistan.
Abstract Highlights Groundwater of Dargai region, Pakistan was analyzed for fluoride concentrations. 51% of groundwater samples exceeded the WHO guideline value of 1.5 mg/L of F–. F– occurrence in water is linked to ion exchange, weathering and mining actions. PCA-MLR results of groundwater shows 64% contamination was due to geogenic source. CaHCO3 (49%), NaHCO3 and NaCl […]Pakistan
Activists Block Train Carrying German Radioactive Waste to Russia
Greenpeace activists delayed a train carrying 600 tons of uranium hexafluoride, a radioactive byproduct. Britta Radike for Greenpeace Greenpeace activists have blocked a train in Germany carrying a shipment of radioactive waste destined for Russia, the environmental organization said Monday. German exports of depleted uranium hexafluoride, a byproduct of uranium enrichment, resumed to Russia […]Russia Nuclear Industry
One-step synthesis of zirconium dioxide-biochar derived from Camellia oleifera seed shell with enhanced removal capacity for fluoride from water.
Note from Fluoride Action Network: “Since all methods [to remove fluoride] produce a sludge with very high concentration of fluoride that has to be disposed of, only water for drinking and cooking purposes should be treated, particularly in the developing countries.” Reference: Fluorosis (see Interventions), World Health Organization Highlights Camellia seed shell waste was calcined […]International Water Treatment
Effective fluoride adsorption using water hyacinth beads doped with hydrous oxides of aluminium and iron.
Note from Fluoride Action Network: “Since all methods [to remove fluoride] produce a sludge with very high concentration of fluoride that has to be disposed of, only water for drinking and cooking purposes should be treated, particularly in the developing countries.” Reference: Fluorosis (see Interventions), World Health Organization Highlights Hydrous oxides of aluminium, iron and […]International Water Treatment