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Dec 5, 2006

The American Dental Association (ADA) recently reversed their 50-year-old position regarding water fluoridation and baby formula. On Nov. 9, 2006, an ADA e-gram stated, "If using a product [baby formula] that needs to be reconstituted, parents and caregivers should consider using water that has no or low levels of fluoride." 
  
  
the level of fluoride in mothers' milk in a non-fluoridated community is only 0.004 part per million (ppm), based on the scientific authority source for the US government. If tap water is fluoridated at 1 ppm, a baby fed formula made from that tap water will ingest 250 times more fluoride than a breast fed baby.

Nobel Laureate Arvid Carlsson was concerned that excessive fluoride levels may harm the baby’s developing brain. Floride is an industrial byproduct that was at one time used as rat poison. It is one of the most toxic/reactive substances known to man.

Nursery Water, the nation's leading fluoridated water for babies, still markets its product nationwide at Wal-Mart and other major retailers.

Help us stop this unsafe practice by signing this online petition to Wal-Mart

http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/walmart/

for more information go to the floride action network.
http://www.fluorideaction.net/

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Posted: Tuesday December 5, 2006, 5:44 am
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