Amalgam ban demanded in Germany

arie_ at hotmail.com arie_ at hotmail.com
Thu Sep 23 16:19:01 EST 1999

On Thu, 23 Sep 1999 21:24:33 +0200, "Hans Lennros"
<hans.lennros at swipnet.se> wrote:

>Hi Arie,
>During extraction of Gold (Au) in the 3rd World countries they
>need mercury. Anyone who works on the gold sites get very
>sick and die with horrible symptoms. The employers say to
>the workers that all people in the Western World has mercury
>in their teeth. Grown-ups do not believe this. That's why they
>can only use 8 to 12 year old children in the process.
>Mats Hansson had never heard of this. Have you?

I know they use (too much) mercury and that the mercury used in these
countries contributes significantly to the total mercury dumped in the
atmosphere. I did not know the story with which they try to keep the
workers working.


>Arie wrote:
>>The following Press Release From Germany has been
>>translated by Mats Hanson, Ph.D. of Sweden.

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