Tuesday, July 19, 2011
EPA Aims To Get Rid Of Fluoride In Pesticides
The Environmental Working Group strongly supports EPA’s proposed order. It reflects a growing consensus that the American public is exposed to excessive fluoride. For decades, public health agencies have erroneously reassured the public that fluoride is entirely safe. As a result, generations of children have been exposed to amounts of fluoride that could damage teethand bones and that emerging science indicates could harm thyroid function and increase risks ofbone cancer."
Article in its entirety: http://www.ewg.org/comm/ewg-letter-epa-sulfuryl-fluoride-tolerances
This is a step in the right direction. Maybe next the EPA will recommend removing fluoride from municipal water.