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  • 17 March 2017: Look What They’re Doing in the UK 2017 – our new monitoring report; Contact your Member of Parliament before infant feeding debate on 24 March; Tigers film screenings in the USA and Brazil
  • 22 February 2017: Parliamentary debate on protecting families from misleading baby milk marketing – contact your MP; Why parents who use formula need better marketing regulations; Tigers film released in Japan
  • 14 October 2016: Identify Nestlé products by scanning barcodes with the Buycott smartphone app; Get ready to spread the boycott in International Nestlé-Free Week: 24 October – 4 November: Tigers film in Nottingham and Derby; Council of Canadians calls for Nestlé boycott over water exploitation
  • 4 September 2016: Wining and dining: UK health workers invited to Nestlé Swiss HQ to hear about formula; Vote at AGM by UK paediatricians to refuse formula company sponsorship must be confirmed by full membership of RCPCH; Update newsletter, Year Report and accounts available online;Would you like your picture to feature in the IBFAN breastfeeding calendar?
  • 17 August 2016: The role of infant formula companies in World Breastfeeding Week – what they should do and what they actually do; Formula promotion in breach of regulations increases in the UK while Trading Standards Institute highlights cuts to consumer protection; End-of-aisle displays, the International Code and the UK law; Would you like your picture to feature in the IBFAN breastfeeding calendar?
  • 10 June 2016: Stand with Botswana: Breastfeeding Solidarity March; UN Committee on the Rights of the Child calls on UK government to better support breastfeeding and regulate the formula industry; Baby Milk Action clearance sale
  • 15 May 2016: New WHO/UNICEF/IBFAN report shows which governments are protecting parents from aggressive baby milk marketing; ACTION: Baby Milk Action asks Members of Parliament in UK to protect parents – tweet your MP; Baby Milk Action takes your messages to Nestlé shareholders; Mike’s marathon around Lake Windermere for Baby Milk Action
  • 12 March 2016: Time to enforce the UK formula marketing law – not weaken it – contact your MP; Tesco tries to clear shelves of Nestlé SMA formula with “excessive protein” as company launches new products; Victory on baby food marketing regulations in European Parliament; Action in Botswana and Lebanon to stop Nestlé breaking baby food marketing rules; Julie Crawford Award for Breastfeeding Support 2016
  • 16 January 2016: Victory on baby food marketing regulations needs endorsing by European Parliament – ACT NOW; New UK All Party Parliamentary Group needed to protect infant health – ACT NOW; Botswana Gazette exposes Nestlé scandal in front-page article as government acts;
    “There’s no time to swing a cat in this office” – have a laugh and help Baby Milk Action
  • 24 October 2015: Nestlé-Free Week 26 October – 1 November 2015. Action you can take.
  • 28 September 2015: IBFAN Breastfeeding Calendar 2016 now available; Nestlé’s new low in the UK – street stall targeting mothers with free SMA and Cerelac samples; Sponsor Mike Brady’s marathon run; Tigers in Edinburgh – remembering the Perrier boycott and Tap Water Awards; World Breastfeeding Trends initiative
  • 2 August 2015: Training on monitoring baby food industry for Baby Milk Action members/subscribers; Help us to produce our next UK monitoring report to expose unethical marketing practices; Tigers feature film – next chance to see; Nestlé response on violations shows it puts profits before marketing rules and the lives of babies
  • 12 May 2015: New Parliament – lots to do; Questioning Nestlé’s Chairman on unethical practices; Tigers feature film at the Breastfeeding Festival in the UK – end of June
  • 23 March 2015: Election UK 2015; IBFAN comments on proposed EU regulations; Tesco’s ongoing illegal marketing practices expose Trading Standards failings; Have a Nestlé-Free Easter – image competition, plus protests over Nestlé’s bottled water operation in California
  • 25 February 2014: Illegal formula promotion in Tesco; New EU baby milk rules will trick parents; This is the year of Tigers – help us prepare
  • 15 December 2014: IBFAN calendar 2015 – helps protect mothers and babies around the world; Nestlé-Free Zone mugs and key rings – order now for UK delivery for Christmas; Nestle forced to remove misleading SMA Toddler Milk claims following Baby Milk Action complaint
  • 18 October 2014: ASA ruling: Nestlé and ASDA misled parents with SMA Toddler Milk promotion; Nestlé agrees to drop ‘natural start’ formula claim in build up to Nestlé-Free Week (27 October – 2 November) – NEW CAMPAIGN KIT LAUNCHED; Tigers feature film exposing the baby milk industry wins its first award
  • 21 August 2014: Tigers – feature film on the baby milk issue to premiere at Toronto International Film Festival; Tigers – a film with a pedigree; Sponsored events for Baby Milk Action
  • 29 June 2014: Campaign victory at UN Human Rights Council this week could be a game changer; Exposed: Nestlé’s strategy ‘to gain Healthcare Professionals recommendations’ for infant formula; Free download of IBFAN’s latest global monitoring report summary.
  • 25 March 2014: All the latest news in our Update newsletter – available on line; Nestlé-Free Zone stickers now available; Say NO to formula company sponsorship stickers – featuring Danone and Nestlé – now available.
  • 22 January 2014: Insight to the World Health Organisation Executive Board meeting this week in Geneva; UK monitoring kit; Say no to baby milk company sponsorship with one of our new mugs; Closer magazine prompts Twitter storm by “misuse” of celebrity doctor’s comments – are you following us?
  • 11 November 2013: Nestlé-Free Week exposed Nestlé baby milk promotion around the world – now look in the UK; Danone launches multi-media marketing campaign for Aptamil Pronutra formula in the UK; Infant feeding information from Tesco and Tommee Tippee; Join Baby Milk Action’s focus groups
  • 24 October 2013: Nestlé-Free Week targets Nestlé claims that its baby milk is the “natural start” and “protects” babies; Join the Twitter demonstration at the Nestlé Global Forum on 28 October – tweet to #CSVForum; Demonstrations at Nestlé events targeting health workers in the UK
  • 20 September 2013: Android KitKat launch draws attention to Nestlé malpractice; Danone accused of bribing hospitals in China as it targets health workers at London conference; IBFAN Breastfeeding Calendar 2014 – orders now being taken
  • 11 June 2013: Say NO to Nestlé and Danone targeting health workers; Closing the follow-on formula loophole – EU votes on extending infant formula labelling requirements to all products
  • 18 May 2013: Baby Milk Action members’ meeting – 15 June; Nestlé Creative Storytelling Venture – new report; Look What They’re Doing in the UK – new monitoring report; Conflicts of interest – corporate sponsorship in the UK, Ireland and Mexico exposed.
  • 13 March 2013: New Internationalist blog: More action needed on baby food marketing; GAIN / Gates sponsored Index whitewashes giant food companies
  • 7 February 2013: Nestlé spied on campaigners – court orders companies to pay damages to victims; Tesco, Morrisons and Boots breaking the rules in the UK; IBFAN calendar 2013 reduced in price; ICDC legal update January 2013.
  • 6 December 2012: Baby Milk Action wins another case in the UK against Pfizer/Wyeth over SMA advertising – Nestlé and co’s US$400 million threat against the Philippines – Seeing through the Nestle emperor’s diversionary tactics
  • 29 October 2012: Nestlé offensive against International Nestlé-Free Week : 29 October – 4 November.
  • 10 October 2012: Get ready for International Nestlé-Free Week : 29 October – 4 November.
  • 19 September 2012: SMA formula NOT “the best milk after Kate’s” – Advertising Standards Authority upholds complaints.
  • 12 July2012: Programme for the Ulverston Breastfeeding Festival released – 11 – 17 August 2012.
  • 29 June 2012: Nestlé boycott product list update – tell us what you would like to see added and removed from our credit card sized list
  • 17 June 2012: Video: Philippines group appeals for help to stop Nestlé; UK campaign: Wyeth’s SMA Baby Know-How roadshow events cancelled – keep sending emails
  • 2 June 2012: UK – Stop Wyeth’s SMA Baby Know-How roadshows; Petition of solidarity with the Philippines
  • 17 May 2012: Demonstrations against the Nestlé monster on Facebook and in Croydon and elsewhere.
  • 23 April 2012: Nestlé Chairman rejects proposals from boycott coordinators at company AGM; Nestlé backtracks on commitment not to advertise infant formula brands; Nestle purchase of Pfizer’s SMA and other baby milk brands bad news for babies; Demonstration at Nestlé (UK) HQ – 19 May, Saturday 11:00 – 12:00, Croydon; Protests in Newark, US, over Nestlé being given access to health care system after donation
  • 10 February 2012: Email campaign : Stop Nestlé Chairman’s proposed honorary degree; Online course on monitoring the baby food industry : second module available for Baby Milk Action and IBFAN members
  • 16 January 2012: Update 44 newsletter preview now available online; Engagement with corporations – guidance for policy makers; Nestlé in court for surveillance of ATTAC.
  • 3 December 2011: A message from Emma Thompson; Baby Milk Action membership for Christmas; Download purchase order form for Infant Formula Explained DVD; The food industry attempts to break down trade rules to profit from the poor
  • 30 October 2011: Nestlé boycott gallery for Halloween and Nestlé-Free Week
  • 8 October 2011: Get ready for International Nestlé-Free Week: 31 October – 6 November 2011; New resources for promoting the boycott; Nestlé breaking the rules in Armenia; Baby Milk Action photo competition.
  • 10 September 2011: Three ways to protect mothers and babies in the UK: Report violations to the BFLG monitoring project; ePetition for debate on infant feeding; Accurate information about formula.
  • 9 July 2011: Nestlé – the Musical: film clip from the recent demonstration; Civil society groups warn UN, UNICEF and Save the Children about corporations – please sign up; Gabrielle Palmer’s new book on the politics of complementary feeding is now available; Nestlé’s not changed, but FTSE4Good has, and a Church may end its boycott support as a result
  • 8 June 2011: Boycott widget for blogs and sites; Watch the Breaking the Rules press conference on line; Nestlé’s brave new BabyNes world; Sally’s Big Bike Ride for Baby Milk Action and breastfeeding support
  • 9 May 201121 May 11:00 – 12:00: Nestlé demonstration in Croydon, at other sites and on the web; Nestlé needs to stop violating baby milk code says new board member; How responsive are companies to reports of violations? Nestlé 3% – Danone 50%; European Parliament votes to block DHA claim – but not by a large enough majority
  • 25 March 2011: Four action idea: Defend UK infant feeding support and National Breastfeeding Week from Government cuts – Defend the right of parents and carers to accurate information on formula labels in the European Union – Expose Nestlé malpractice at the London Marathon – ‘Good Grief, Nestlé’, upload your jingle.
  • 12 February 2011: Help stop misleading health claims – and watch Baby Milk Action on the BBC Politics Show Sunday (East Midlands – available on the internet). Members’ benefits – try the first module in our new online training course free of charge. ICDC Legal Update: exposé of the latest baby food company marketing practices.
  • 11 January 2011: Update 43 – latest newsletter online – Delve into Nestlé’s defence of its latest global baby milk marketing scam – Mumsnet quizzes Baby Milk Action’s Mike Brady
  • 8 November 2010Nestlé-Free Zones and Nestlé’s anti-boycott team – Protecting formula-fed babies project
  • 18 October 2010: International Nestlé-Free Week 25 – 31 October 2010 – IBFAN Breastfeeding Calendar 2011
  • 22 September 2010: UN Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health – Baby food company sponsorship of midwives in the UK – Film stars wanted
  • 16 July 2010: New t-shirts for summer – Nestlé responds to email campaign – United Reformed Church Assembly backs the Nestlé boycott
  • 22 June 2010: Breastfeeding Week campaign – Solidarity message from Brazilian National Breastfeeding Conference – United Reformed Church Assembly presents opportunity to pressure Nestlé to change
  • 29 May 2010: Mr. Nastie explains baby milk strategy – World Health Assembly calls for action – United Nations says it won’t act over abuses of the UN Global Compact
  • 17 May 2010: Demonstrations Saturday 22 May – Nestlé agrees to Greenpeace demands – LibDems pledge to implement baby food marketing code
  • 23 April 2010: UK General Election – ask candidates to sign the Baby Milk Action pledge; Nestlé sponsors London Marathon to undermine boycott and promote ‘pure life’ bottled water; Baby Milk Action and Greenpeace at the Nestlé AGM
  • 18 March 2010: IBFAN Calendar reduced in price + updated book; Making a mark: UK law breakthrough; Greenpeace shames Nestle over source of palm oil in products like Fairtrade KitKat
  • 11 March 2010: What’s breastmilk worth?; What we did last year – and what we’re doing in 2010; Mothers march and speak out.
  • 15 February 2010: Nestlé Fairtrade KitKat leaflet; Baby Milk Action welcomes Product Placement ban on junk foods and baby milks.