Fluoride debate reaches High Court over Southampton plan
A decision by the strategic health authority to add fluoride to tap water in Southampton will go before the High Court later.
Resident Geraldine Milner began a legal challenge against the decision made in 2009 by the South Central Strategic Health Authority (SCSHA).
The SCSHA, which believes the move will improve dental health, gave the go-ahead despite a public consultation showing 72% opposed the idea.
Dentist Dr Uchenna Okoye and anti-fluoridation campaigner Stephen Peckham debated the issue on BBC Breakfast.
- BBC News