Australia - Fluoride debate continues

Australia - Fluoride debate continues

There are 23 comments on the UK Against Fluoridation story from Jan 17, 2013, titled Australia - Fluoride debate continues. In it, UK Against Fluoridation reports that:

QUEENSLAND'S chief health officer Jeanette Young has implored Bundaberg Regional Council to consider the facts when making its decision regarding fluoridation, saying the science is "indisputable". When the NewsMail asked councillors for their personal views on the science of fluoridation, the overwhelming majority were either against it or had yet ... (more)

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Colin Bishop

Bonner, Australia

#1 Jan 19, 2013
Why are they begging for fluoride to stay in the water. If they had any evidence at all they would be able to convince us all - but they don't and now they don't have a mandate to force councils to comply and they are telling so many lies and slandering and besmirching many very well qualified scientists, dentists and doctors. Makes one wonder eh?
Good Aussies

Biddinghuizen, Netherlands

#3 Jan 19, 2013
Ps don't worry about the charcoal filtration system unless you can garner a housing unit that isn't made of plastic.

The charcoal filtration unit doesn't do anything important such as reduce fluoride, which is nearly 100% eliminated through the distillation process.

Information about charcoal filtration

If you distill water it is already 99.9% pure - it is rainwater.

Be aware that the unit runs on 580 Watts of power and will take about 5 hours to distill 4 litres of water, depending on the surrounding air temperature, and if you heat the water up before hand.

580 watts for 5 hours is equivalent to running a large plasma television ( say 70 inches) for the same amount of time, or 6 100 watt light globes.
Decode This

Morristown, NJ

#4 Jan 19, 2013
Fluoride is toxic should not drink it
water should be pure and unadulterated

“We don't have to take it”

Since: Jun 08


#7 Jan 19, 2013
Roos victims of factory fluoride

February 21, 2010
Deborah Gough

SCORES of starving and pain-ridden kangaroos have been culled after developing tooth and bone deformities from breathing and ingesting fluoride emissions.

Many more are believed to be suffering from growths that will kill them.

The affected kangaroos are living near the Alcoa aluminium smelter in Portland, in the state's south-west, and the Austral Bricks factory at Craigieburn.

Autopsies performed at Melbourne University on 49 kangaroos culled at Alcoa on a single day last year found all but one were suffering from flurosis, which leads to excessive bone growths, or lesions, on joints in the paws, ankles and calves.

It can also cause tooth and jaw deformities that hinder eating and foraging.

The Sunday Age has been told more than 200 ill kangaroos living near both affected sites have been culled in recent years, but this figure could not be confirmed.

The Environment Protection Authority was first warned of the effect of fluoride dust and fumes on kangaroos living near the Alcoa smelter in 2005, although lameness was detected in some animals grazing there as early as 2001.

Jenny Charles, associate professor in veterinary pathology at Melbourne University, said research had found that up to 90 per cent of the roughly 130 kangaroos living at the Portland site had some form of flurosis on their teeth and a quarter had visible limb lumps.

Dr Charles said autopsies on Craigieburn kangaroos showed lower levels of fluoride in their systems, but the effects of flurosis seemed to be worse. Other foraging animals may also be affected.

Mr Dawson said there were plans to herd the kangaroos away from the most polluted areas.

Latest federal National Pollutant Inventory figures show Alcoa's Portland plant is Victoria's largest emitter of fluoride dust, with 120 tonnes a year.

Austral Bricks' three plants at its Craigieburn site is second largest with a combined total of 66 tonnes a year. The largest Victorian emitter of fluoride overall is Melbourne Water.

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ti pilon Fixers

Torrance, CA

#8 Jan 19, 2013
Gottaliv wrote:
Tut, tut ti pilon Granny

Not allowed.

You know why
Colin Bishop

Forde, Australia

#9 Jan 19, 2013

How could you trust someone with little regard for "ethics"?

“We don't have to take it”

Since: Jun 08


#10 Jan 19, 2013
Colin Bishop wrote:
http://afamildura.files.wordpr h-japanese-pptx.pdf
How could you trust someone with little regard for "ethics"?
There are NO ethics where fluoridation's concerned, only resolving a waste problem. We import ours from China or Brazil (fluorosalicylic acid, powdered form - grade 7 toxin) both of those countries do NOT fluoridate their own water supplies!!!

Have you ever seen the article in the Scientific American on fluoride? If not, it's really worth reading.

Second Thoughts about Fluoride:

New research indicates that a cavity-fighting treatment could be risky if overused
By Dan Fagin


■ Researchers are intensifying their scrutiny of fluoride, which is added to most public water systems
in the U.S. Some recent studies suggest that overconsumption of fluoride can raise the risks
of disorders affecting teeth, bones, the brain and the thyroid gland.

■ A 2006 report by a committee of the National Research Council recommended that the federal
government lower its current limit for fluoride in drinking water because of health risks to both children
and adults.

■ TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING: Fluoride is in many foods, beverages and dental products. The ubiquity of the cavity-fighting chemical can result in overconsumption, particularly among young children, causing dental and skeletal fluorosis.
Nevile Bonner

Kemerovo, Russia

#11 Jan 19, 2013
Fluroide debate is boring.
ti pilon Bashers

Tempe, AZ

#12 Jan 19, 2013
Gottaliv wrote:
<quoted text>

Granny ti pilon STINKYBUTTS with NO ethics and not trustworthy not allowed.

You know what to do.

The Anti-Muhammad

Since: Jan 13

Greensborough, Australia

#13 Jan 19, 2013
ti pilon Bashers wrote:
<quoted text>
Crap removed.
Dou you play cricket?

Chermside, Australia

#14 Jan 19, 2013
The Anti-Muhammad wrote:
<quoted text>
Dou you play cricket?
That's not malbar that's ScratchenSnatchen AddmeDinnerDad

“Topix is lowlife scum with no”

Since: Jun 12

respect for anyone...

#15 Jan 19, 2013
And here we have a classic example of people raised with flouride in the water.
People post on topic, interesting articles & the flouride affected retards show up soon after turning the thread to sh*t like they do every time.
Nevile Bonner

Kemerovo, Russia

#16 Jan 19, 2013
booo hooo
The worlds lost another topic about fluride.
oh dear what will we do/

Hollywood, FL

#17 Jan 21, 2013
this is a test.
The Fixers

San Jose, CA

#18 Jan 21, 2013
test wrote:
this is a test.


#19 Jan 21, 2013
fixers is bad. racist. and mentally deranged

Caversham, Australia

#20 Jan 21, 2013
f=6 l=12

i know you before you come on this world..
find yourself in every holy words..

Caversham, Australia

#21 Jan 21, 2013
where ever you going i am waiting for you
if you go in air
i am there
if you go in water i am there
if you go underground i am tere
i know who are you whats so ever..
could you escape please tell me
do you need grammar for that
nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo oooooooooo

Caversham, Australia

#22 Jan 21, 2013
water and air are polluted..
polluted blade as well polluted mind..
Goats Milk Australia

Croydon, Australia

#23 Sep 10, 2014
To prevent cavities avoid sugar and brush teeth. Don't put flouride in our water.

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