Councilman to introduce legislation to stop fluoridation of New York City water supply

Ethan A. Huff
Natural News
Jan 3, 2011

 

The momentum to remove fluoride from America’s water supplies is picking up steam, thanks to mounting evidence that the toxic chemical byproduct of the aluminum and phosphate fertilizer industries causes brain damage, thyroid problems and cancer. Councilman Peter Vallone (D-Queens) recently told those attending a city council meeting that he plans to introduce legislation to remove fluoride from the nation’s most populous city.

“This amounts to forced medication by the government,” said Vallone concerning the addition of fluoride to the city’s water supply. “What’s next? They decide we’re depressed and add Prozac to our drinking water?”

Though the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other federal and state agencies continue to insist that fluoride is safe and that it benefits teeth, actual science says otherwise. Most recently, a study published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives found a direct correlation between blood levels of fluoride and brain damage in children (http://www.naturalnews.com/030819_f…).



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