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  • Neurotoxicity Experts Cleared to Testify At Fluoridation Chemicals Trial June 8 in Federal Court

    NEW YORK, The judge in a June 8 federal court trial in San Francisco has cleared the way for three international experts in neurotoxicity to testify on the risks of fluoride in public water supplies, the Fluoride Action Network (FAN) reports. In addition, the court ruled that the purported benefits of community water fluoridation cannot be part of the trial, restricting testimony […]

  • Guest column: California trial may determine fate of fluoridated water

    A San Francisco courthouse which survived devastating earthquakes in 1905 and 1989 will soon be the epicentre of a water fluoridation trial that may shake up perceptions of a practice long deemed to ensure good health. One side in the dispute is essentially at odds with itself while recently published Canadian studies promise to be […]

  • Calif. Trial To Decide Risk Of Fluoride In Drinking Water

    Law360 (June 5, 2020, 9:39 PM EDT) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will square off at trial Monday in California federal court against groups seeking to force the EPA to ban the addition of fluoride to drinking water, in a closely watched case that could affect nearly 200 million Americans who drink fluoridated water. Using the […]

  • Courtroom battle could lead to limits on fluoridation of drinking water

    Although fluoride can occur naturally in water, many water utilities add the chemical with the goal of improving dental health. But an alliance of groups led by Food & Water Watch, a government accountability nonprofit, have sued the Environmental Protection Agency to force it to limit or ban adding fluoride altogether. They contend that the chemical presents […]

  • The TSCA Trial. Day 1. June 8, 2020.

    THE FIRST DAY. By  Paul Connett, PhD,  Director of FAN It is hard to be objective when you are writing about something you have waited 20 years to see – the case against fluoridation heard on a level playing field – and your own son is a protagonist in the case, but here goes. Opening […]

  • Neurotoxicity Experts Cleared to Testify At Fluoridation Chemicals Trial June 8 in Federal Court

    NEW YORK, The judge in a June 8 federal court trial in San Francisco has cleared the way for three international experts in neurotoxicity to testify on the risks of fluoride in public water supplies, the Fluoride Action Network (FAN) reports. In addition, the court ruled that the purported benefits of community water fluoridation cannot be part of the trial, restricting testimony […]

  • Lawsuit To Regulate Fluoride In Water Goes To Trial

    SAN FRANCISCO—At 8:00 in the morning on Monday, June 8, a lawsuit demanding that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ban fluoride chemicals from U.S. water supplies went to trial in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in San Francisco. Three groups brought the case against the EPA to court. These groups […]

  • Courtroom Battle Could Lead to Limits on Fluoridation of Drinking Water

    A federal court trial underway in San Francisco could spell the beginning of the end of water fluoridation in America, potentially affecting drinking water for hundreds of millions of people across the U.S. Although fluoride can occur naturally in water, many water utilities add the chemical with the goal of improving dental health. But an […]

  • The TSCA Trial. Day 2.

    THE Second DAY. By  Paul Connett, PhD, Director of FAN Day 2 certainly lived up to expectations and more. It featured just one witness: Philippe Grandjean MD, ScD. He testified from his home in Denmark. Dr Grandjean is both a medical doctor and scientist and an internationally known expert in environmental epidemiology, with ties to […]

  • FAN Bulletins: June 2013-2019

    Fluoride Action Network Bulletins from June 2013 to December 2019 To see the latest Bulletins go http://fluoridealert.org/about/archive-of-fan-bulletins/ To subscribe to FAN’s email bulletins, click here. Date Title December 31, 2019 Very Exciting News On The Lawsuit As Our Fundraiser Draws To A Close December 31, 2019 Michael’s Video Update on the TSCA Lawsuit December 30, […]