Fluoride Update: Call To Action
Back in 2010 we reported that the Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks
(SCHER) — a European Commission (EC) elected committee — recognized the hazards of water fluoridation and had
brought the matter to the EC's attention...
That was then... and as we all by now know: Medical authorities chop and change their minds at the drop of a
Unfortunately, despite the SCHER's report back then, not much has changed in terms of removing this poison from
our drinking water... or even to reduce its upper safety limit.
In 2007, two key petitions were submitted to the EC concerning the addition of fluoride to the drinking water in
Ireland and in the UK. In August 2012, the EC finally responded, saying: "Neither the [World Health Organization]
WHO nor the [Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risk] SCHER concluded that an amendment of the limit
value for fluoride in the Drinking Water Directive (1.5 mg/l), was necessary because of new scientific
Both recognise, however, that there are specific aspects like the protection of vulnerable groups, such as
children, that may be exposed to higher levels of fluorides if no appropriate risk management is in place".