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The Weekly Review of March 25, 1983, Issue No. 2503

Volume Ref: TWR_1994_M001994

  • Officially, it is a straightforward scientific problem: how much fluoride is too much? But the fluoride toothpaste debate which has raged for almost a year in Kenya has raised a more complex and sensitive issue. To what extent do multinational companies influence local experts in the third world, even against the best interests of the local people? In Kenya, both sides of the debate agree that fluoride levels of about one part per million (ppm) in drinking water can help prevent tooth decay.
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