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August 2012

fluoride in water

FLUORIDE POLICY IN QUESTION

The Fluoride dilemma is not new, and continues to prompt calls to action from concerned bodies who challenge the Government’s pursuit of a policy which has questionable benefits and documented  risks to health. Public water fluoridation was introduced intoIrelandin July 1964, on the grounds of  being a low cost public …

Water Fluoridation

Problems with Fluoride

A letter to the Irish Times Sir, – The Irish Expert Body (IEB) on water fluoridation bases its current policy on presumptions of safety at public water levels of 0.6-0.8 milligrams/litre. This perception fails to account for the fact that a lifelong ingestion of public fluoridated water, in addition to …