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August 2012

fluoride in water


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 …