Research on formulas

Prev Med. 2018 Apr;109:11-16. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2018.01.009. Epub 2018 Jan 12. Toddler drinks, formulas, and milks: Labeling practices and policy implications. Pomeranz JL1, Romo Palafox MJ2, Harris JL2. Author information 1 College of Global Public Health, New York University, NY, New…

EAT-Lancet Commission’s report on sustainable health and planetary boundaries

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/unhealthy-diet-bigger-killer-than-tobacco/articleshow/68759153.cms   https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/03/science/diet-vegetables.html      I attended the debate on the EAT-Lancet Commission’s report on sustainable health and planetary boundaries on 20th February  2019.  The report recommends radical changes to a low meat/high veg diet and more sustainable, extensive farming…

Baby Milk promotions in supermarkets

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/baby-milk-promotions-major-supermarkets-13176156.amp   Mirror. 1.9.18 Baby milk promotions at major supermarkets could be ILLEGAL as shops ignore laws designed to encourage breastfeeding EXCLUSIVE: Campaigners say potentially illegal deals and displays are reported every week with ASDA, Sainsbury’s, Boots, Tesco and Superdrug…

The Precautionary Principle – what is it and why is it so important

CLICK HERE https://agroecology-appg.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Why-should-the-Precautionary-Principle-be-preserved-APPG-Briefing-in-support-of-amendments-66-112-113-March-2018.pdf Why should the Precautionary Principle be preserved, post-Brexit? What is the Precautionary Principle? The Rio Declaration (1992) states that: Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used…

European Parliament votes for big reductions in sugar in baby foods and prohibitions on labelling at too early an age.

CLICK HERE for the new DELEGATED ACTS Click Here for BMJ article. bmj.i553.full PRESS RELEASE European Parliament votes for big reductions in sugar in baby foods and prohibitions on labelling at too early  an age.  20th January 2016 European Parliament, Strasbourg    …