The Mercury Tipping Point: Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
Review of Thimerosal: Let the Science Speak by James Grundvig
The mercury tipping point came to Robert F. Kennedy more than a decade ago. A champion of the environment, he was on a national speaking tour telling people about the dangers of coal power plants spewing tons of mercury into the air that, in essence, were poisoning humans and wildlife.
In each city he visited, parents of autistic children told him that too much mercury—in the form of the vaccine preservative thimerosal—was being used in the manufacturing of immunization shots. The more he heard about the problem, the more he started to look into the matter as a public health issue.
What he found disturbed him.