Schools in Blackpool, England, will now be offering fluoride-infused milk at school, but there are many questions about such a practice. After approving the program early in 2016, the northwestern coastal town announced that they would be distributing the fluoridated milk to the town’s some 8,000 school-aged children.
In 1909 the Pennsylvania General Assembly passed a law that prohibited the addition of any fluoride chemical to food. By then fluoride was well known as an industrial pollutant that harmed plants, animals, and humans. This was known long before skeletal and dental fluorosis were described in the scientific literature. In 1945 a brewing company […]
Though its toxicity is well documented, the antibacterial, antifungal chemical triclosan is still being used as an active ingredient in Colgate Total toothpaste — and has been for nearly two decades! Hidden pages of documents submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) back in the 1990s reveal that triclosan is a known endocrine […]