An Independent Queensland Regional & Rural
(Cairns... Far North Queensland)
The Greatest Fraud of the Twentieth Century
fluoridation is the greatest case of scientific fraud of this century... if not of
all time." Dr Robert Carton, former
President of the Union of Government Scientists at the US Environmental
Enforced fluoridation will not prevent
tooth decay, but it will destroy an essential aspect of consumer choice over the
basic resource of drinking water. And, it could have a strongly adverse effect on
the health of our children as well as adults.
Mass studies in North America and New
Zealand reveal no significant difference in decayed, missing and filled teeth
(DMFT) between fluoridated and non-fluoridated areas.
Most European countries do not fluoridate… so where are all the toothless Europeans?
Tooth decay is caused by
poor dental hygiene and high consumption of refined sugar products. Enforced
fluoridation does nothing whatsoever to address either of these problems. If
anything, it could even be counter-productive if people neglect dental hygiene
because they think fluoride in their drinking water will solve the problem for
Medicating everyone on the grounds that
this will, arguably, help a small percentage of the population, is simply not
logical. It's even worse when we consider the wealth of scientific evidence that
fluoride can have nasty side effects ranging from cancer to cavities in tooth
enamel. Fluoride is, in fact, highly poisonous and the following outlines the
long list of health problems associated with it, with copious scientific
I am opposed to mass medication.
I am opposed
to the destruction of consumer choice in a matter so basic as public drinking water. I believe the precautionary principle should be applied,
is, if you can't prove
fluoridation is harmless, then you do NOT fluoridate. I believe in strong,
sensible measures to improve health, however, ... enforced fluoridation is definitely NOT one
There are ONLY two (2) undeniable scientifically proven FACTS when it comes to good healthy teeth…
GOOD HEALTHY TEETH ARE ATTAINED BY…
In addition, OBESITY is reversed or controlled by (i) as above.
I intend to exert
myself in alerting the public to the full story of fluoridation, thus
allowing an informed public to decide if the government should be enforcing it upon
Summary (see Appendix for
Where does this Government supported 'fluoride' mix come from? This is a 'commercial secret', which successive Governments don't want you to know.
However, I do want you to know.
The 'fluoride' chemical cocktail
includes 'hexafluorosilicic acid' - a
toxic industrial waste by-product derived from the super-phosphate fertiliser,
and aluminium, industries.
The suppliers' Safety Data Sheet for hexafluorosilicic acid clearly states:
What's wrong with fluoride?
Scientific studies have shown:
The appendix gives copious scientific
references to support the case against enforced fluoridation.
Fluoride does NOT
stop tooth decay!
Large-scale studies of the official school
dental data of tens of thousands of children in the US, New Zealand and Canada
show that there is no difference in the incidence of decayed, missing and filled
teeth between fluoridated and non-fluoridated areas.
Tests in fluoridated West Midlands (UK)
have found a high proportion of children suffering discoloration of the teeth
due to fluoride, and a high proportion of adults with up to four times the
'safe' level of fluoride in their body.
European children don't have worse teeth
than those in fluoridated parts of Britain.
The National Pure Water Association has
repeatedly asked the UK Department of Health to cite one scientific or
laboratory study from anywhere in the world which proves that fluoridation
reduces tooth decay in humans. They have failed to do so.
Most European governments oppose
fluoridation. So do most local authorities in Australia. So do many
health-promotion organisations around the world.
The Netherlands tried fluoridation and
banned it after doctors discovered adverse health effects.
In 1997, more than 1,000 members of the
union working at the Environmental Protection Agency HQ in Washington DC, who
are directly responsible for the implementation of the US Safe Drinking Water
Act, voted unanimously to ban water fluoridation.
Since 1997 fluoridated toothpaste in the
USA has carried the following warning: "If you accidentally swallow more
than is needed for brushing [sic] seek professional help or contact a Poisons
The American Dental Association opposed
this health warning. They make $billions from "accreditation" of
fluoride products and certainly didn't want to see a poisons warning on their
nice "clean" mega-buck earner. The British Dental Association and the
British Dental Health Foundation also make tens of thousands of pounds annually
in "accreditation" of similar products.
Consumer choice, or
involuntary mass 'medication'?
If you are convinced of the efficacy of fluoride, you can of course buy fluoride toothpaste. It is readily available and costs no more than fluoride-free toothpaste. You have the right to make that choice. But if the 'fluoride lobby' gets its way, you will never, ever, have the choice not to swallow fluoride repeatedly every day. You will always have to imbibe a cumulative poison every time you drink a glass of water or a cup of tea.
Despite a wealth of evidence from around
the world, Government bureaucrats still insist that "... water fluoridation is
safe and effective and no adverse effects have ever been found..."
The NHS even lacks a facility for testing
fluoride levels in blood and urine. No wonder it doesn't spot the adverse
effects, when it isn't looking for them.
In 1998 Dr. Peter Mansfield, Director of
the Templegarth Trust, tested over 200 volunteers from the fluoridated West
Midlands (UK). He found that 60% of them were ingesting up to four times the
amount of fluoride considered to be "safe". He sent the results to the
very highest levels at the Department of Health… and was ignored. But he has
been attacked by leading pro-fluoride promoters. He commented: "They have
no results of their own and are not willing to replicate my tests. It is obvious
that the symptoms of joint pain and stiffness suffered by many of these
volunteers are misdiagnosed. This is most serious negligence."
Successive Australian governments have
rejected a call for a full public inquiry into the effects of fluoridation,
preferring instead to close its eyes to the evidence.
Meanwhile it uses taxpayers' money to
What needs to be done?
Tooth decay is caused by poor dental
hygiene and excessive consumption of refined sugar products. Fluoridation won't
improve dental hygiene, but it will destroy consumer choice and add a known
toxin to the drinking water of millions… against their will.
I believe that a majority of
In the final analysis, when ALL the facts are revealed, the ONLY way to arrive at the expressed majority 'will of the people', is to put the question…
... to a duly constituted and legally conducted 'REFERENDUM' of the people, in conjunction with a State or Federal election!'
It simply comes down to…
It's YOUR choice!
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Written and Authorised by Selwyn Johnston, Cairns FNQ 4870