Regulators Hit With $110M Suit Over Fluoride Pills

Law360, New York (December 9, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The mother of a woman who died from a rare form of bone cancer has launched a $110 million wrongful death suit against federal regulators and medical authorities for failing to control fluoride consumption in spite of evidence that the chemical is carcinogenic.

The complaint, lodged Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, claims the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Dental Association, and two pediatric care associations were negligent when promoting the...
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