Dr. Weeks’ Comment: If you are not concerned with known neurotoxins being given to innocent babies, read no further and take no action:
Complaint filed w. U.S. Inspector-General: Investigate FDA Commissioner’s Ethics
FDA’s amalgam rule is a moral travesty: no contraindications, no warnings to any consumer, not even disclosure of the mercury. FDA knows any of these steps would lead to the end of amalgam, but has chosen a rule to protect sales of this primitive 19th-century health, environmental, and workplace hazard. Aiding and abetting those who want to deceive American consumers, FDA even blesses the marketing of amalgam under the deceptive term “silver fillings.” In bad faith, FDA removed from its consumer website the advisory they promised, in writing, to post: Dental amalgams contain mercury, which may have neurotoxic effects on the nervous systems of developing children and fetuses.”
Undue influence took over this rule. It’s time to determine whether this outrage is connected to Commissioner
We have filed a complaint with the U.S. Inspector General, asking for an investigation — You may view it at http://www.toxicteeth.org/I_G_complaint_(F).pdf It is a public document and may be circulated , re-published, or sent to your Member of Congress. Please consider . . .
1) Writing the Inspector-General, HHSTips@oig.hhs.gov . . with your views about the need for such an investigation.
2) Writing your Representative . . . ask that he or she request an investigation of FDA and the amalgam rule, https://writerep.house.gov/writerep/welcome.shtml
3) Telephoning your Representative: the House of Representatives switchboard is 202.224-3121 or 202.225-3121.
20 Aug. 2009
Charles G. Brown, National Counsel
Consumers for Dental Choice
316 F St., N.E., Suite 210, Washington, DC 20002
Ph. 202.544-6333; fax 202.544-6331