By Paul Connett, PhD Introduction In Europe, only Ireland (73%), Poland (1%), Serbia (3%), Spain (11%), and the U.K. (11%) fluoridate any of their water. Most developed countries, including Japan and 97% of the western European population, do not consume fluoridated water. Continue reading

Adding fluoride to public water may cause bone cancer in some, warns expert

The byproducts of the phosphate mining industry, hexafluorosilicic acid and sodium silicofluoride, are sold to cities around the world, and then dumped into those cities’ municipal water supplies. We’re told that fluoride prevents cavities, and this is the justification used Continue reading

Mental disorders too high in fluoride-hit Nalgonda

After orthopedic disorder cases, mental retardation and mental illness cases are second highest in fluoride-affected mandals of the district. According to official figures, 8,651 mental disorder cases, including 4,761 mentally reradiated and 3,890 mental-illness cases are reported in the district so Continue reading

Helping FAN draw attention to EPA’s double standard on Mosaic’s fluoride waste

On November 6, FAN submitted comments to the Department of Justice’s Environmental and Natural Resources Division and the Environmental Protection Agency on the recent “settlement” over Mosaic Fertilizer LLC’s reckless contamination of the environment at its facilities in Florida and Continue reading

Water Fluoridation May Increase Risk of Underactive Thyroid Disorder

A major new fluoridation study was published today in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health–a British Medical Journal (BMJ) publication—and it’s already getting major media attention.  The study, entitled “Are fluoride levels in drinking water associated with hypothyroidism prevalence Continue reading