Fluoride Action Network


  • Israel Bans Water Fluoridation

    Israeli authorities last week unveiled a nationwide ban on the controversial practice of adding the chemical fluoride, labeled a “neurotoxin” by a top medical journal this year, to public water supplies as a medical treatment. The decision by the Health Ministry to ban what critics call a dangerous, involuntary mass-medication scheme drew applause from many […]

  • WHY Cotati voted NO to Fluoride in our Water

    As Cotati’s Mayor last year, I chaired the meeting in which our City Council assessed the question of fluoridation of our City’s water supply. After presentations from all sides, and much thoughtful discussion, we unanimously voted against fluoridation. This decision was the result of a number of factors, but in the end, it was evident […]

  • What’s Lurking in Your Toothpaste?

    We all want to fight cavities and have a megawatt movie-star smile. But some toothpaste may be going too far, adding ingredients that could be bad for our overall health. Here are a few of the more insidious ingredients: Sodium Fluoride Used in Rat Poison While it’s one of the main ingredients in toothpaste, sodium […]

  • Peel Resident Launches Court Challenge Against Artificial Water Fluoridation

    BRAMPTON, ON – Mississauga resident, Liesa Cianchino, launched a lawsuit today against Peel Region and the Province of Ontario, challenging the lawfulness of adding fluoride to municipal drinking water. Ms. Cianchino, who is the Chairperson of Concerned Residents of Peel to End Water Fluoridation, states that the risk of harm posed by water fluoridation greatly […]

  • Salina citizens against fluoride speak at city commissioners meeting

    The Salina Cares group came out in full force this evening at the Salina City Commission meeting. Different Salina citizens in the group came forward to voice their concerns with fluoride during the citizens forums. A few points that were made were that the American Medical Association has found that fluoride accumulates in the body […]

  • The Trouble With That Noxious Haze At The Illinois Nuclear-Fuel Plant

    The main threat from uranium hexafluoride, the gas that leaked at a Honeywell plant in Metropolis IL on Sunday night, does not derive from its radioactivity, but from its chemical toxicity, according to studies of people who have been exposed accidentally and animals who have been exposed intentionally. “The carcinogenic hazard from radiation exposure is […]

  • Water contamination shuts down well at Pease

    PORTSMOUTH — City officials shut down a well that serves Pease International Tradeport after tests found a contaminant in the water, according to state, city and Pease Development Authority officials. PDA Executive Director David Mullen said the well was shut down in “an abundance of caution” after a test found perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) in […]

  • Reports differ on injuries at Metropolis nuclear plant following leakage of Uranium hexafluoride

    Conflicting reports have circulated among Metropolis, Illinois, residents concerning the Sunday, Oct. 26, uranium hexafluoride leak  at the Honeywell plant at about 7:35 p.m. Although a plant news release quickly stated that no injuries have been reported and the leak was contained to plant property, a resident  told HNN Thursday night, Oct. 30, of leaving […]

  • Salina latest battleground in fluoride debate

    SALINA — When Alan and Cindy Reed started devoting their evenings and weekends to going door-to-door to talk with their Salina neighbors about an upcoming vote on water fluoridation, they considered avoiding houses with the blue “Stop Fluoride” signs. Orthodontists Cindy and Alan Reed are working with others in Salina’s medical community to rally support […]

  • Canada: Anti-Fluoride In Drinking Water: Litigation Update

    Will citizen group litigation and the threat of personal liability stop fluoridation of drinking water in Ontario? In our earlier blog post, we described a threat by an advocacy group called Concerned Residents of Peel to End Water Fluoridation (Concerned Residents) against Peel municipal councillors. The group threatened the councillors with personal liability if they […]