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Winnipeg Reduces Fluoride Level in Drinking Water

March 16, 2011 11:20 AM | News

The City of Winnipeg has lowered the amount of fluoride you consume when you drink tap water.

The change from 0.85 parts per million to 0.7 parts per million is based on a new recommendation from Manitoba Health after a review by Health Canada.

The use of fluoride for the prevention of dental cavities is endorsed by over 90 national and international professional health organizations.

The maximum acceptable concentration of fluoride in Canada is 1.5 parts per million.

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