Paul Connett is a prominent water fluoridation critic ,    executive director of the Binghamton, New York based Fluoride Action Network FAN ,   one of the largest organizations opposing water fluoridation worldwide. We must involve the people. Connett is English,  and is a graduate of Cambridge University. He holds a Ph. Connett became involved in political activism in After teaching chemistry and toxicology for 23 years at St.
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Professor Paul Connett. This video presents a press conference held in Toronto on August 7, It featured Dr. All four speakers present the arguments for ending fluoridation immediately. His specialty was environmental chemistry and toxicology. Over the past 24 years, his research on waste management has taken me 49 US states and 50 different countries, where he has given approximately pro bono public presentations. He has co-authored 6 peer reviewed articles on dioxin and numerous other articles on waste management. He has reviewed and critiqued numerous health risk assessments prepared for incinerator facilities with a particular focus on the dangers posed by dioxin emission. His latest article on waste management Zero Waste and Sustainability will appear in a book to be published in Italy.
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Fluoridation is supported by major health organizations and government agencies throughout the developed world and has been listed by the U. But Connett would have you believe that fluoridation is ineffective, unsafe, and unethical . Connett is not simple to write about because his output is so great that covering everything he says would take an enormous amount of time. About 30 years ago, the anti-fluoridation forces were spearheaded by John Yiamouyiannis, Ph. Though public health officials regarded him as a terrorist, to the uninformed he seemed credible, and his activities have frightened many communities into opposing fluoridation. However, when the Ohio team traced the references, they found that almost half had no relevance to community water fluoridation and many others actually supported fluoridation but were selectively quoted and misrepresented. Eighty-six citations, for example, referred to studies conducted on plants or animals . Over the years, antifluoridationists have offered hundreds of objections. By , the number was so great that a team at the University of Michigan published an page book that classified and rebutted more than of them .
Sign up for our free newsletter for updates on the latest fluoride developments. Find ways to get involved. The Fluoride Action Network FAN seeks to broaden awareness among citizens, scientists, and policymakers on the toxicity of fluoride compounds. FAN provides comprehensive and up-to-date information and remains vigilant in monitoring government agency actions that impact the public's exposure to fluoride. Paul Connett is a graduate of Cambridge University and holds a Ph. From Paul taught chemistry at St. Over the past 32 years his research on waste management has taken him to 49 states in the US, 7 provinces in Canada and 64 other countries, where he has given over pro bono public presentations. In , Paul was persuaded by his wife Ellen to investigate the controversial practice of water fluoridation.