Judge Dismisses Case Seeking To Ban Dental Product, Says Mercury Risk Not Proven

(July 18, 2016, 7:52 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on July 1 dismissed a lawsuit brought by the International Academy of Oral Medicine & Toxicology against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in which the academy sought to compel the FDA to ban or classify as highly dangerous dental amalgam, which contains mercury and can poison people with fillings and find its way into groundwater (International Academy of Oral Medicine & Toxicology, et al. v. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, No. 14-356, D. D.C.; 2016...
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