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…Read details
“It was petrol in the 70s and 80s – what’s the equivalent today?” presenter Petra Bagust asked on TV3’s programme The Project, which covered this week’s news about lead exposure lowering IQ by more than 4 points. “The answer is fluoride,” says Mary Byrne, National Coordinator for Fluoride Free NZ. “All of the discussion on…Read details
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…Read details
Unfortunately, the EPA’s decision demonstrates that the Agency is not yet prepared to let go of the outdated assumptions it has long held about fluoride.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.…Read details
John Pfahlert, CEO of the industry lobby group, formerly known as New Zealand Sewage and Industrial Wastes Association (NZSIWA).is urging the Government to make the addition of hazardous waste fluoridation chemicals to community drinking water, mandatory throughout New Zealand. Parliament is currently considering an Amendment to the Health Act to shift responsibility from local councils…Read details
Fluoride Free New Zealand (FFNZ) will present evidence to the Health Select Committee when the issue is discussed in the coming months. They maintain that the evidence shows that fluoridation is outdated, unsafe and ineffective and that excellent public dental health programmes in non-fluoridated countries around the world are hugely successful. FFNZ will argue that…Read details
TV advert aired on NZ TV3 July and August 2016. Shows New Zealand is one of the few countries that still has fluoridation and that other countries, without fluoridation, have teeth just as good, if not better. It also shows that there are public dental health policies that really work that could be implemented in…Read details
Advert aired on NZ television channel TV3 showing where the fluoridation chemicals added to water actually come from.
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Living Environment – Guide to life science!
This 31min video made for the Portland campaign is one of the best we have seen on fluoridation. The graphics and narrated text are superb.
It is about the actual science on fluoridation: its effect on salmon and the environment, efficacy for dental health, and safety for human consumption.
This FAN production (one of FAN’s most popular) presents a powerful indictment of the water fluoridation program through interviews with a Nobel Laureate in (28 minutes)