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  • A new perspective on metals and other contaminants in fluoridation chemicals

    Background: Fluoride additives contain metal contaminants that must be diluted to meet drinking water regulations. However, each raw additive batch supplied to water facilities does not come labeled with concentrations per contaminant. This omission distorts exposure profiles and the risks associated with accidents and routine use. Objectives: This study provides an independent determination of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • New Castle area: Chemical detection shuts public supply well

    State health and utility officials are puzzling over detections of toxic chemicals used to make nonstick, non-stain coatings in two Artesian Water supply wells in the New Castle area, findings that prompted a full shutdown of the water sources. One of the two perfluorinated chemicals involved was detected at up to nine times higher than […]

  • Fluoridation outlawed in Israel

    Just occasionally during the long sordid history of fluoridation an individual stands up against the bullying tactics of the arrogant promoters of fluoridation. This has just happened in Israel where the Minister of Health Yael German has ended fluoridation in Israel despite the vocal and vociferous attacks of fluoridation promoters which have been gleefully – and […]

  • 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 […]

  • Cytogenetic effects of gaseous fluorides on grain crops

    Introduction The interest in environmental mutagenesis has strengthened considerably following understanding of the broad overlap between mutagens and carcinogens. Also alterations in environmental mutagenicity lead to increases in the mutability of living organisms. Little however is known concerning mutagenic effects of gaseous fluoride, in particular fluorine containing emissions from industrial plants. Previous studies have shown […]

  • 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 […]