Fluoride in local body water supplies

Fluoride in local body water supplies

  In New Zealand around 60% of public water supplies have fluoride added to prevent dental decay. The main chemicals used to fluoridate drinking water are known as silicofluorides. These fluorides are not pharmaceutical-grade fluoride products but unprocessed toxic industrial by-products of the phosphate fertiliser industry. There is conflicting evidence on the benefits of water…

Joint Submission on the A1139 Potato to Food Standards Australia New Zealand

Joint Submission on the A1139 Potato to Food Standards Australia New Zealand

 Introduction GE Free New Zealand in Food and Environment and the Soil & Health Association of New Zealand (“we” and “the submitters”) welcome the opportunity to comment on the application A1139 Food derived from Potato Lines F10, J3, W8, X17 & Y8 (“Application”). GE Free New Zealand in Food and Environment (“GE Free NZ”) is…

Submission on the Health (Fluoridation of Drinking Water) Amendment Bill

Introduction The Soil & Health Association of New Zealand Inc. (“Soil & Health”) was incorporated under the Incorporated Societies Act 1908 on 4 December 1942. Soil & Health’s objectives broadly include soil health and the promotion of organic gardening and farming. Its membership is chiefly composed of home gardeners and consumers, organic farmers and growers,…