Fluoride Action Network


  • Pesticide Tolerances: Florpyrauxifen-benzyl. Final Rule.

    Note from Fluoride Action Network Molecular structure of Florpyrauxifen Action Final rule. Summary This regulation establishes tolerances for residues of florpyrauxifen-benzyl in or on rice grain, freshwater fish, shellfish crustacean, and mollusc. Dow AgroSciences LLC requested these tolerances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA). Dates This regulation is effective October 6, 2017. […]

  • The occurrence of geogenic fluoride in shallow aquifers of Kenya Rift Valley and its implications in groundwater management

    Highlights High-F– groundwater widely occurs in shallow aquifers of Kenyan Rift Valley. High-F– groundwater are Na-rich and Ca-poor with high pH and HCO3– concentrations. Dissolution of hyper-alkaline volcanic rocks, cation exchange and competitive anions contribute F–. Children suffer from high chronic health threats by groundwater fluoride ingestion. Abstract Widespread concerns about high-fluoride groundwater and their […]

  • Fluoridation Statement: Welcomed By Professionals, Opposed By Sceptics

    A statement issued by all four of the UK’s Chief Medical Officers yesterday, has publicly highlighted the benefits of water fluoridation in reducing dental caries. The ‘Statement on water fluoridation from the UK Chief Medical Officers’ issued by the Department of Health, prompted The Times to declare “Millions of people across the country will soon […]

  • Contaminated Marijuana Products Sold In Several Michigan Cannabis Dispensaries

    Note from Fluoride Action Network: Two highly toxic fluorinated pesticides are mentioned in this article. • Bifenthrin is considered a possible carcinogen, a known endocrine disruptor, and neurotoxin. • Chlorfenapyr attacks the brain and is a known endocrine disruptor. On Friday, the Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency issued a voluntary product recall for eight batches of […]

  • Fluoride concentration in bottled drinking water from a fluoride endemic area: a market-based survey

    Summary Drinking water is the primary source of fluoride intake for humans around the world. In southern Algeria, dental fluorosis is considered an epidemic that is spreading among the population by health professionals. Thus, the consumption of bottled water is important because it is considered safer for health. Objectives This study aims to determine the […]

  • Fluoride concentrations in drinking water and health risk assessment in the south of Algeria

    Highlights This was the first study in Algeria that measure fluoride hazard quotient thought water ingestion. Forty-two water samples were collected during the spring season in 2021. A mean fluoride level of 1.07 ± 0.38 mg/L was found. Rural population were more exposed for fluoride than main city population. HQ values were high to 1 for infants and […]

  • Baroness McIntosh of Pickering on Fluoridation in the House of Lords.

    A response in the House of Lords on the government’s new Health and Social Care Bill, which includes mandatory water fluoridation. The Bill streamlines the process for the introduction, variation and termination of water fluoridation schemes in England by transferring the responsibilities for doing so, including consultation responsibilities, from local authorities to the Secretary of […]

  • Not just groundwater, fluoride has poisoned agricultural soil, crops in Bengal

    Farmers in Bankura and Purulia rely on groundwater, heavily contaminated with flouride, to cultivate crops West Bengal has been grappling with groundwater contamination for decades. About 12 per cent of the population in eight of the state’s 23 districts is impacted by water contaminated by fluoride. The contamination is higher in western parts of the […]

  • Fluoride Alters Signaling Pathways Associated with the Initiation of Dentin Mineralization in Enamel Fluorosis Susceptible Mice.

    References 1. Fejerskov O, Larsen MJ, Josephsen K, Thylstrup A (1979) Effect of long-term administration of fluoride on plasma fluoride and calcium in relation to forming enamel and dentin in rats. Scand J Dent Res 87(2):98–104 CAS  PubMed  Google Scholar 2. Vieira A, Hancock R, Dumitriu M, Schwartz M, Limeback H, Grynpas M (2005) How […]

  • Fluoride: Commie Plot or Capitalist Ploy

    Note: The artwork for this article can be seen in the original. With the price of a subscription to CovertAction, all back issues are available. See subscription information. Cows crawled around the pasture on their bellies, inching along like giant snails. So crippled by bone disease they could not stand up, this was the only […]