Despite dental pressure, 99% of western continental Europe
has rejected, banned, or stopped fluoridation due to
environmental, health, legal, or ethical concerns

DENMARK HAS REJECTED FLUORIDATION
No artificial fluoride is added to public drinking water

 
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The background is that the National Agency of Environmental Protection
in a letter of 3rd January 1977 recommended the Minister not to permit
fluoridation of drinking water in Denmark.The recommendation of the
Agency is among other things based upon the fact that a number of
questions on human health and environment are not and hardly can be clarified.


Special Issue
February
1977
Fluoridation of
drinking water

In his answer of 5th January 1977 to a question from the Committee on fluoridation
of drinking water, the Minister for the Environment, Helge Nielsen, stated that in his
opinion the power conferred by section 48 of the Water Supply Act should not be
used to allow the addition of fluoride to drinking water.

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Denmark rejected fluoridation

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