Petition Closed

*Fluoride prevents cavities topically, not by ingestion;
*Ingested fluoride has never been tested in a randomized controlled trial and is not proven to prevent cavities;
*Ingested fluoride is a medication without any FDA-approved indication;
*Fluoride is a bioaccumulative toxin, with a half-life in bone of 20 years;
*Fluoride harms thyroid function at dosages (0.01-0.03mg/kg/day) received from fluoridated water;
*Taking medication is an individual decision, not a community decision...

Letter to
Blacksburg/Christiansburg/VT Water Authority
I just signed the following petition addressed to: Blacksburg/Christiansburg/VT Water Authority.

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Stop adding fluoride to public water

*Fluoride prevents cavities topically, not by ingestion;
*Ingested fluoride has never been tested in a randomized controlled trial and is not proven to prevent cavities;
*Ingested fluoride is a medication without any FDA-approved indication;
*Fluoride is a bioaccumulative toxin, with a half-life in bone of 20 years;
*Fluoride harms thyroid function at dosages (0.01-0.03mg/kg/day) received from fluoridated water;
*Taking medication is an individual decision, not a community decision...

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Sincerely,