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Fluoride law ensures Iowa citizens understand water changes
Note from Fluoride Action Network: 1) This article was first published on July 16, 2021, in The Gazette. We labeled it as “misinformation” as it’s severely one-sided and the information presented is outdated. There is no discussion of fluoridation’s potential to reduce IQ in children. In brief, Mother-Offspring fluoride studies, many funded by US agencies, […]United States, Iowa Misinformation
Iowa cities must tell citizens before they stop adding fluoride to water, new law says
Note from Fluoride Action Network: 1) We have labeled this article as “misinformation” as it’s severely one-sided and the information presented is outdated. There is no discussion of fluoridation’s potential to reduce IQ in children. In brief, Mother-Offspring fluoride studies, many funded by US agencies, have reported that the fetus and bottle-fed infant living in […]United States, Iowa Misinformation
How to keep your teeth clean, by the UK NHS
Note from the Fluoride Action Network: The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) provides no advice or warnings to pregnant women even though the landmark Mother-Offspring fluoride studies found that increasing fluoride exposure can lead to lower IQ in their offspring. Also, parents of young children are not warned that young children should not swallow their […]United Kingdom Misinformation Toothpaste
What to know about fluoride in toothpaste
Note from the Fluoride Action Network: This article cites the Bashash 2017 study (noting it was published in 2016): “The results suggested a link between high levels of fluoride in the mothers and lower IQ scores in their children.” The article then incorrectly states, “But other researchers who evaluated this study said the fluoride level […]United States, National USA Misinformation Toothpaste
What’s in the water? For many in Philadelphia’s suburbs, not fluoride. Why?
Note from Fluoride Action Network: This article is sadly one-sided. While cancer is of enormous concern, neurotoxicity is equally so. In presenting the safety of the fluoridation of drinking water, the author never mentions three recent mother-offspring fluoride studies (Bashash 2017; Green 2019; Till 2020) that revealed the fetus and the formula-fed infant are the […]United States, Pennsylvania Misinformation
Feeding Your Infant: How to Prepare and Store Baby Formula
Note from Fluoride Action Network: The following is shockingly bad advice to parents and carers. Such irresponsible reporting is worrying. Professor Christine Till’s team published this study in late 2019, Fluoride exposure from infant formula and child IQ in a Canadian birth cohort. The highlights of this study are: Consumption of formula reconstituted with fluoridated […]United States, National USA Misinformation
Fluoridation: an update on evidence.
Note from Fluoride Action Network: Do not count on the information in this report until you read the critiques of it as this report contains serious misinformation. Because of its length, a critique by FAN will take time. (EC) *The original review is online at https://www.pmcsa.ac.nz/topics/fluoridation-an-update-on-evidence/ Office of the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor Kaitohutohu […]New Zealand Misinformation
Brevard County Dental Society’s petition: Fluoridate Brevard Drinking Water – District 1
Note from Fluoride Action Network: We list this petition by the Brevard county’s dental society as misinformation as it gives a list of benefits of fluoridation without any discussion of the risks involved. Three recent mother-offspring fluoride studies were funded by U.S. government agencies (Till 2020, Green 2019, Bashash 2017) and they reported lowered IQ […]United States, Florida Misinformation
Water fluoridation from the frontline
Note from Fluoride Action Network: According to FAN director, Paul Connett, PhD, this article represents dangerous misinformation. The author makes no mention of the recent U.S. government-funded studies which show a link between exposure to fluoride during both fetal development and infancy and lowered IQ in children (Bashash, 2017; Green, 2019; and Till 2020). Thus […]United Kingdom, England Misinformation
NZ: What is water fluoridation and how does it work?
Note from Fluoride Action Network: With the rollout of fluoridation propaganda in preparation for mandatory fluoridation, this journalist covered all the angles in her report, unfortunately relying on government officials as sources throughout. Under the question “Is it Safe” the journalist wrote: “there is no evidence linking fluoridation with any adverse health effects, health officials […]New Zealand Misinformation