Fluoridation may be more about cost than health

Updated February 11 2013 - 3:16pm, first published 2:00pm

THE prospect of about $50 million in costs to remove fluoride from the Redland City water supply is an extraordinary claim. That that is one of scenarios Redland City Council is considering as it prepares to respond to the state government's decision to hand control for fluoridation of water supplies to local government. The decision reverses that of the previous government, which legislated for state control of fluoridation.

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