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UK Against Fluoridation

Friday, January 08, 2016

“New Research Suggests [Fluoridating Water] Is Dramatically Misguided”

“New Research Suggests [Fluoridating Water] Is Dramatically Misguided”

To Protect Its Nuclear Weapons Program, Government Hired Top Propagandist to Create the Myth that Fluoride Is “Safe and Effective”

Preface: One of our pet peeves is when erroneous groupthink persists even in the face of contradictory evidence.
As shown below, water fluoridation is based on very shaky science.  And yet – despite the science – the big dental associations in the U.S. and other countries continue to push it as safe and effective.
The Guardian reported last week:
Health experts are calling for a moratorium on water fluoridation, claiming that the benefits of such schemes, as opposed to those of topical fluoride (directly applied to the teeth), are unproved.
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Stephen Peckham, director and professor of health policy at Kent University’s centre for health service studies, said: “Water fluoridation was implemented before statistics had been compiled on its safety or effectiveness. It was the only cannon shot they had in their armoury. It gets rolled out, becomes – in England – policy and then you look for evidence to support it..................................

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