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  1. #1
    Laura
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    DOLLAR STORE TOOTHPASTE WARNING



    This is a true story it has been confirmed read below:

    http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/household/toothpaste.asp



    A news investigation on dollar stores (including Dollar Tree and

    others): They discovered the Crest, Colgate and other brand name

    toothpastes weren't the same as from drug, and grocery stores, etc.

    The toothpastes were manufactured in many other countries and are not

    approved by the American Dental Association (ADA). There was even some

    from South Africa and the fluoride is ten times stronger than what

    we're allowed in the U.S. (prescription strength). They're allowed

    stronger because they don't have fluoridated water (like we do). So if

    we (or our kids) use it often and occasionally swallow it, we could be

    poisoning ourselves. The dollar stores declined to comment and a full

    investigation has begun. So stick to paying full-price at your grocery

    store, drug store, and send this e-mail to anyone who

    MIGHT shop at dollar stores.



    This is also true of food products, cake mixes, cereal, etc.








  2. #2
    kristie obra
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    I get my toothpaste from the dollar store all the time !! Thanks for posting this.

    Laura <ggbwg@yahoo.com> wrote: DOLLAR STORE TOOTHPASTE WARNING

    This is a true story it has been confirmed read below:
    http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/household/toothpaste.asp

    A news investigation on dollar stores (including Dollar Tree and
    others): They discovered the Crest, Colgate and other brand name
    toothpastes weren't the same as
    from drug, and grocery stores, etc.
    The toothpastes were manufactured in many other countries and are not
    approved by the American Dental Association (ADA). There was even some
    from South Africa and the fluoride is ten times stronger than what
    we're allowed in the U.S. (prescription strength). They're allowed
    stronger because they don't have fluoridated water (like we do). So if
    we (or our kids) use it often and occasionally swallow it, we could be
    poisoning ourselves. The dollar stores declined to comment and a full
    investigation has begun. So stick to paying full-price at your grocery
    store, drug store, and send this e-mail to anyone who
    MIGHT shop at dollar stores.

    This is also true of food products, cake mixes, cereal, etc.




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  3. #3
    ~trina~
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    I don't know if you noticed, but the date on this link is 2004.

    It may not be an issue anymore and the company may have taken care of

    the issue.

    Subject: Budget101.com : DOLLAR STORE TOOTHPASTE WARNING

    ~trina~








  4. #4
    marie selders
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    I worked on a fluoride research study for many years. Toxicity from fluoride takes megadoses over a long period of time. Most fluoride is eliminated through urine and feces, however, some can be stored in bones and organs (at least in the study rats). Unless you've been eating the toothpaste, you probably don't have anything to worry about. The best bet is to discontinue use of that particular toothpaste and consult your dentist or physician.

    kristie obra <kristieobra@yahoo.com> wrote: I get my toothpaste from the dollar store
    all the time !! Thanks for posting this.

    Laura <ggbwg@yahoo.com> wrote: DOLLAR STORE TOOTHPASTE WARNING

    This is a true story it has been confirmed read below:
    http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/household/toothpaste.asp

    A news investigation on dollar stores (including Dollar Tree and
    others): They discovered the Crest, Colgate and other brand name
    toothpastes weren't the same as from drug, and grocery stores, etc.
    The toothpastes were manufactured in many other countries and are not
    approved by the American Dental Association (ADA). There was even some
    from South Africa and the fluoride is ten times stronger than what
    we're allowed in the U.S. (prescription strength). They're allowed
    stronger because they
    don't have fluoridated water (like we do). So if
    we (or our kids) use it often and occasionally swallow it, we could be
    poisoning ourselves. The dollar stores declined to comment and a full
    investigation has begun. So stick to paying full-price at your grocery
    store, drug store, and send this e-mail to anyone who
    MIGHT shop at dollar stores.

    This is also true of food products, cake mixes, cereal, etc.


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  5. #5
    judy
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    Just look at the toothpaste tube. It should say ADA on the tube. Or at least on the box.



  6. #6
    J. A. B.
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    Actually if you go all the way to the bottom it was updated March

    2006. I know that is still old. But that means in 2 years nothing

    has changed. So maybe it still hasn't changed. Better safe than sorry.



    Jan





    --- In Budget101_@yahoogroups.com, "~trina~" <poohzboo@...> wrote:

    >

    > I don't know if you noticed, but the date on this link is 2004.

    > It may not be an issue anymore and the company may have taken care of

    > the issue.

    > Subject: Budget101.com : DOLLAR STORE TOOTHPASTE WARNING

    > ~trina~

    >










  7. #7
    herberkids3
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    Exactly! Snopes is VERY good about updating if a situation changes.

    If they find out the situation has been fixed, it would have posted.



    An old date on a snopes page means the problem is still active.



    --- In Budget101_@yahoogroups.com, "J. A. B." <Free.Smiling@...>

    wrote:

    >

    > Actually if you go all the way to the bottom it was updated March

    > 2006. I know that is still old. But that means in 2 years nothing

    > has changed. So maybe it still hasn't changed. Better safe than

    sorry.

    >

    > Jan

    >

    >

    > --- In Budget101_@yahoogroups.com, "~trina~" <poohzboo@> wrote:

    > >

    > > I don't know if you noticed, but the date on this link is 2004.

    > > It may not be an issue anymore and the company may have taken

    care of

    > > the issue.

    > > Subject: Budget101.com : DOLLAR STORE TOOTHPASTE WARNING

    > > ~trina~

    > >

    >










  8. #8
    ozi_nut
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    Hi guys!



    I am in Australia and we had this warning a few months ago (about 6

    months now!) about the toothpaste but they also included the soaps

    and the shampoo's that were ment for the asian countries they are not

    suited to our rules and regulations over here hence why you find

    them at the cheappy shop and not in the regular supermarket.



    Shay





















    --- In Budget101_@yahoogroups.com, "Laura" <ggbwg@...> wrote:

    >

    > DOLLAR STORE TOOTHPASTE WARNING

    >

    > This is a true story it has been confirmed read below:

    > http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/household/toothpaste.asp

    >

    > A news investigation on dollar stores (including Dollar Tree and

    > others): They discovered the Crest, Colgate and other brand name

    > toothpastes weren't the same as from drug, and grocery stores, etc.

    > The toothpastes were manufactured in many other countries and are

    not

    > approved by the American Dental Association (ADA). There was even

    some

    > from South Africa and the fluoride is ten times stronger than what

    > we're allowed in the U.S. (prescription strength). They're allowed

    > stronger because they don't have fluoridated water (like we do). So

    if

    > we (or our kids) use it often and occasionally swallow it, we could

    be

    > poisoning ourselves. The dollar stores declined to comment and a

    full

    > investigation has begun. So stick to paying full-price at your

    grocery

    > store, drug store, and send this e-mail to anyone who

    > MIGHT shop at dollar stores.

    >

    > This is also true of food products, cake mixes, cereal, etc.

    >










 

 

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