Fluoride Action Network


  • New Video Series: You Asked, We Answered!

    Federal Trial Status Hearing: Next Thursday, August 6th, at 10:30AM (Pacific US) / 1:30PM (Eastern US) Before we get to our new video series, we have some important news to share in regard to our TSCA court case against the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  Next Thursday, August 6th, at 10:30AM (Pacific US) / 1:30PM (Eastern […]

  • The Evolution of State-Based Dental Sealant Programs in Oregon Within the Context of the State Health Care Transformation Process

    * Read full study in pdf format Abstract Context: The 2007 Oregon Smile Survey of first, second, and third graders found that, since the first (2002) Smile Survey, all major measures of Oregon children’s oral health had worsened. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends 2 interventions proven effective in preventing dental caries (cavities) […]

  • Elemental Status and Lipid Peroxidation in the Blood of Children With Endemic Fluorosis

    References Adamek E, Paw?owska-Góral K, Bober K (2005) In vitro and in vivo effects of fluoride ions on enzyme activity. Ann Acad Med Stetin 51(2):69–85 CAS  PubMed  PubMed Central  Google Scholar Barbier O, Arreola-Mendoza L, Del Razo LM (2010) Molecular mechanisms of fluoride toxicity. Chem Biol Interact 188(2):319–333. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cbi.2010.07.011 CAS  Article  PubMed  PubMed Central  Google […]

  • Federal trial over TSCA citizens’ petition concludes without ruling

    Judge pushes parties in fluoridation case to confer before issuing ruling A federal judge has asked the US EPA and environmental advocates to try to reach an agreement before he makes a ruling in a potentially far-reaching case involving a TSCA citizens’ petition asking the agency to limit [sic, ban] the addition of fluoride to […]

  • Neurotoxicity Experts Lead Off Federal Fluoridation Trial

    NEW YORK, June 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Top experts in children’s brain development were scheduled to lead off testimony Monday in a groundbreaking case that challenges the nation’s water fluoridation program, according to the Fluoride Action Network (FAN). Pre-filed “Declarations” of Drs. Howard Hu and Bruce Lanphear , both medical doctors and research scientists, make […]

  • June 12, 2020 The Fluoridation Trial: Science 4, EPA 0

    The fluoridation trial is going INCREDIBLY well. Our scientists are just knocking it out of the park. The score so far: Science 4, EPA 0. Below are links to the written declarations of the four main scientists testifying, all now cleared for release to the public. These scientists’ credentials are extensive and impeccable, three having been […]

  • The TSCA Trial. Day 3.

    THE THIRD DAY. By  Paul Connett, PhD, Director of FAN Day 3, June 11, was very rich and rewarding for the plaintiff’s case as presented by lawyers Michael Connett and Andy Waters. We heard from Dr Howard Hu, Dr Bruce Lanphear, Casey Hannan (excerpts from his videotaped deposition – the current director of the Division […]

  • EPA Scientist Testifies Animal Studies Point To Fluoride Risks

    Law360, San Francisco (June 10, 2020, 9:36 PM EDT) — Groups seeking to ban drinking-water fluoridation across America called a series of witnesses at a bench trial Wednesday to testify to its damaging effects, including a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency scientist who said that animal studies support the conclusion that fluoride has a damaging effect on infant brain development. Dr. Kris […]

  • Advocates Say Fluoride Harms Infants As Trial Opens

    Excerpts: … Groups seeking to ban drinking-water fluoridation argued during the opening of a California federal bench trial Monday that fluoride poses significant neurological risks to newborns, while the EPA argued that they don’t have standing to sue and that their experts cite a “hodgepodge” of unreliable studies. … the plaintiffs’ expert, University of Washington […]

  • #FluorideTrial: Scientist Says He Was Threatened Because of Fluoride Study – Week 1 In Review

    #FluorideTrial: Experts Admit Fluoride is a Pesticide The first week of the historic water fluoridation trial wrapped up on Friday afternoon after four days of occasionally tense testimony from expert witnesses with the Fluoride Action Network (FAN) and the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). One expert witness claimed he had been coerced into signing a […]