More evidence in the fluoridated water debate
Recently released government documents, court case update, and fluoride FAQs for new and expecting parents
As I have shared, the evidence about fluoride’s effects on the melatonin cycle alone could close the debate about the validity of intentionally fluoridating water.
In case you missed that one, here’s the scoop on Fluoride and melatonin:
In the court of public and governmental consensus, however, the debate rages on.
There has been a case slowly moving through the courts regarding the EPA’s reluctance to update water fluoridation standards in the US.
In 2006 the National Academy of Sciences (NRC) put out an extensive document recommending the EPA reduce the maximum allowed concentration of fluoride in drinking water. For context, the NRC is responsible for assessing risk, while the EPA is responsible for managing it.
The most recent court proceedings show the judge leaning towards the opinion the EPA has received sufficient “assessment” from the NRC and other resources that they should have updated the regulat…
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