NEW: Scientific Consensus Statement on Environmental Agents Associated with Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Fluoride is identified as a chemical of “significant concern.” The Statement is in pdf format and takes about a minute to download. It was released February 20, 2008 – see press release.

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* Almost all of western Europe has rejected water fluoridation.

* Fluoride’s primary ‘benefits’ are topical, not systemic. There is no need to swallow fluoride.

* Children are receiving too much fluoride today. There is a need to reduce, not increase, current exposures.

* A growing body of evidence indicates that water fluoridation is ineffective and unnecessary.

* The fluoride chemical added to water is an unprocessed, industrial waste-product from the pollution scrubbers of the phosphate fertilizer industry.

* Just as fluoride can damage cells in developing teeth, fluoride can damage cells in other organs as well.

* Two-thirds of US communities, when given the chance to vote, have voted against fluoridation. Over 70 US communities have rejected water fluoridation since 1999.