Fluoride Action Network


  • IMPORTANT NEW SCIENCE: Why the Alberta Medical Association should not ignore anti-fluoride research

    Dr. Bob Dickson, founder of Safe Water Calgary, wrote to Dr. Clarke, President of the Alberta Medical Association, inviting her and others to consider looking deeper into the science of water fluoridation. RE: IMPORTANT NEW SCIENCE Dear Dr. Clarke: In your June 19, 2019, submission to the City of Calgary [*] on behalf of the […]

  • Pesticide Tolerances: Florpyrauxifen-benzyl. Final Rule.

    Note from Fluoride Action Network Molecular structure of Florpyrauxifen Action Final rule. Summary This regulation establishes tolerances for residues of florpyrauxifen-benzyl in or on rice grain, freshwater fish, shellfish crustacean, and mollusc. Dow AgroSciences LLC requested these tolerances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA). Dates This regulation is effective October 6, 2017. […]

  • After 74 years, is fluoride friend or foe?

    Research says it’s not a magic bullet, but if used properly, it can reduce tooth decay Research is mixed on the effectiveness of fluoride in local water supplies for improving public health. Conspiracies have always existed, but the internet has become a breeding ground for fluoride theories. Conspiracists online, for example, claim fluoride is the […]

  • Guidelines on the use of fluoride for caries prevention in children: an updated EAPD policy document.

    Note from Fluoride Action Network This policy document by Toumba et al., published October 20, 2019, is unacceptably outdated in its determination of “the impact of fluoridated water on human health.” It used only 4 reviews, three of which are from demonstrably pro-fluoridation groups (EU SCHER 2011; New Zealand Royal Society & the Prime Minister’s […]

  • Fluoride Can Harm Children’s IQ, Federal Report Finds

    Fluoride presumed to be ‘cognitive neurodevelopmental hazard’ National Academies panel to evaluate Draft National Toxicology Program report from Nov. 6 Fluoride can decrease children’s IQ, according to a newly released federal human health report [titled Draft NTP Monograph on the Systematic Review of Fluoride Exposure and Neurodevelopmental and Cognitive Health Effects]. That conclusion is primarily […]

  • Cubical-Shaped Rods of Pectin-Hydroxyapatite Composite for Adsorption Studies of Fluoride by Statistical Method and Adsorption Experiments.

    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 Abstract This research details the synthesis and […]

  • Canadian Mother-Offspring IQ Study: The Epoch Times

    New Study Suggests Fluoride Lowers Children’s IQ By Jefferey Jaxen Fears of fluoride in drinking water can no longer be dismissed as a crank conspiracy theory The research continues to accumulate: Fluoride exposure harms the brain and reduces IQ. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers community water fluoridation one of the ten greatest public health […]

  • Toxic Treatment: Fluoride’s Transformation from Industrial Waste to Public Health Miracle

    Click here for original article A 1950s flyer describing fluoride as rat poison, the polio vaccine as a communist conspiracy to bring about socialized medicine, and mental health as a Jewish plot to imprison anti-Semites in insane asylums. Editor’s Note: Early in the 20th century, dentists discovered that fluoride reduced the number of cavities in […]

  • Meadville. Fluoride, ground zero: Tour reveals site of contentious water additive process

    Meadville Area Water Authority Project Manager Bob Harrington points out different aspects of the fluoride pumping station at MAWA. SHANNON ROAE/Meadville Tribune VERNON TOWNSHIP — The plain brick building off Rogers Ferry Road looks too humble to be home to such controversy. Squat and rectangular, the structure features two overhead doors that can only be […]

  • Canadian Mother-Offspring IQ Study: Pocono Record.

    Is fluoride in water toxic to babies’ brains? A rigorous study raises alarms. By Marie McCullough, The Philadelphia Inquirer A new study that suggests fluoride is harmful to developing brains is likely to fan the smoldering debate over the safety of adding the tooth-protecting mineral to public drinking water. The study by Canadian researchers, published […]