Hamlet had his problems too…
Good afternoon, Mayor and Council. We’ve heard tell of a letter sent by the Pew charitable trust to the Committee on Public Health and Human Services in the days just prior to the Committee’s October 18 vote to defer action on a health warning about fluoride for the monthly water bill.
Is any one of you able to produce a copy of that letter? I’d like to have a look at it.
The letter allegedly pressures the Committee to reject the warning. The reason we know about it is that a reference to it was posted on the Public Health Dentists’ listserv on October 24 by a Pew official. Matt Jacob is communications project manager of Pew’s Children’s Dental Health Campaign, so we assume he knows what he’s talking about. His exact words to his newsgroup were: