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Dr. Paul Connett Speaks To Austin City Council – The Case Against Fluoride

November 8, 2010

Dr. Paul Connett spoke before the Austin Texas City council on November 4th, 2010. Also speaking were Rob Love with Fluoride Free Austin and Heather Fazio with Texans for Accountable Government.

Dr. Paul Connett is the Director of the Fluoride Action Network (FAN), and the Executive Director of its parent body, the American Environmental Health Studies Project (AEHSP). He has spoken and given more than 2,000 presentations in forty-nine states and fifty-two countries on the issue of waste management. He holds a bachelors degree from the University of Cambridge and a Ph.D. in chemistry from Dartmouth College and is a retired professor of environmental chemistry and toxicology at St. Lawrence University. He lives in Canton, New York.

Related Article:
Austin, TX: America’s Largest Water Fluoridation Fight

By Niamh Marnell
DC Bureau, May 21, 2010

Water fluoridation is an institution in America. The American Dental Association (ADA) and World Health Organization (WHO) say it is a safe and cost-effective way to prevent cavities. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) hails it as one of the ten great public health achievements of the 20th Century. On the other side, some experts, scientists, and concerned citizens argue that fluoride has many negative side effects and is hazardous to public health. In Austin, Texas, they are fighting about whether or not to have it removed from the public water supply.

In an interview about his 2004 book, The Fluoride Deception, Chris Bryson, award-winning investigative journalist and former BBC producer, concludes that “fluoride science is corporate science. Fluoride science is DDT science. Fluoride science is asbestos science. It’s tobacco science. It’s a racket.” The book, based on 10 years of research, is a scathing review of the history of water fluoridation, which claims that the safety standards for water fluoridation in this country are based on fraudulent science. Read more…

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