2017 Chilean review: fluoridation is ineffective & harmful

A team of experts from Chile–including doctors, biologists, a lawyer, a civil engineer, a toxicologist, an environmental expert, and a chemist–have published a damning review of water fluoridation in the Medical Journal of Chile, February 2017. The review was financed by the Medical College of Chile. Chile is considered a pioneer in the fluoridation of…

Two New Studies Show Association between Fluoride Intake, Chronic Pain and Arthritic Disease

Press Release by Lead Author, Declan Waugh 3rd July 2017 A collaborative group of international scientists, academics and medical practitioners have banded together without any funding to publish two major research studies addressing shortcomings in how public health policy decisions are made in Ireland and New Zealand. The New Zealand study, published on 21st June…

OPINION PIECE by Dr Stan Litras Dominion Post 20 June 2017

Lazy health policy hard to swallow Clean, wholesome drinking water is a fundamental human right. So is the right to decline medical intervention. For decades, city councils have struggled with the dilemma of increasing fluoride levels in their town water supplies. On one hand, the industrial chemicals used for water fluoridation are environmental contaminants. International…

Carterton Fluoridation Seminar June 2017

Good turnout in Carterton today. We showed two half hour documentaries, then retired Waipukurau John Jukes gave a 20 minute talk. We then had a general discussion with people very concerned about how to keep fluoridation out of Carterton, Greytown, Martinborough and Featherston. People were also shocked to hear that the fluoridation chemicals really do…

Confusion from Pro-Fluoride Group

In a press release last week, the head of pro-fluoride activist group Making Sense of Fluoride, Dan Ryan expressed astonishment that the Royal Society of NZ once supported keeping leaded petrol; Ryan went as far as to deny it. His confusion went further, showing he didn’t understand the difference between a discredited fluoride-IQ NZ study…

Coleman NZ “Snake-Oil Salesman” Desperate to Fluoridate All of NZ Before the Facts Come Out

Despite claims by Health Minister Jonathan Coleman this week that fluoridation is the best thing since sliced bread, the latest data from the Ministry of Health shows there is no difference between fluoridated and non-fluoridated areas. This is despite the fact that fluoridated data includes the most affluent area in the country, Wellington, and non-fluoridated…

FAN comments on EPA Petition Decision

Unfortunately, the EPA’s decision demonstrates that the Agency is not yet prepared to let go of the outdated assumptions it has long held about fluoride. We presented the Agency with a large body of human and animal evidence demonstrating that fluoride is a neurotoxin at levels now ingested by many U.S. children and vulnerable populations.…