Nestle turns to mothers after 150 years of selling infant formula

Bloomberg March 28, 2019 https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/companies/nestle-turns-to-mothers-after-150-years-of-selling-infant-formula/article26661226.ece/amp/ Nestles range for pregnant women and mothers is already available in Mexico, Canada and China. File photo | Photo Credit: Pierre Albouy The Swiss food giant is expanding its offering for expecting and lactating women…

Nestlé in trouble for ‘influencing doctors to prescribe baby food’ in India

https://theprint.in/governance/nestle-in-trouble-for-influencing-doctors-to-prescribe-baby-food-in-india/175659/amp/?__twitter_impression=true Nestlé in trouble for ‘influencing doctors to prescribe baby food’ in India Himani Chandna New Delhi: Swiss food giant Nestlé is under the lens for allegedly influencing doctors to recommend its baby products, including infant milk powder, to parents. …

Exclusive Investigative Report: Harvard’s Pediatric Nutrition Star Comes Under Scrutiny for Conflicts of Interest

PLEASE NOTE : the link to the Nestle Boycott embedded in this article takes you back to Nestle’s own website – with Nestlé’s spin on the history of the campaign.   https://womensenews.org/2018/12/exclusive-investigative-report-harvards-pediatric-nutrition-star-comes-under-scrutiny-for-conflicts-of-interest/?fbclid=IwAR1I3mXnNfAuc8dIxKfzHIZydH6CBd5kIQQWIHOIkkJA1Tmg_bQjyDZeSmA https://womensenews.org/2013/12/formula-marketers-put-pediatric-academy-in-the-bag/ Exclusive Investigative Report: Harvard’s Pediatric Nutrition Star…

Indian paediatricians call on government to curb baby food industry efforts to influence doctors

Indian paediatricians call on government to curb baby food industry efforts to influence doctors BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k5133 (Published 04 December 2018)Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k5133 https://www.bmj.com/content/363/bmj.k5133 A network of doctors and public health specialists in India has sought government intervention to curb what it says…

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…

Heinz fined $2.25m for misleading marketing of snacks for toddlers

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/aug/24/heinz-fined-225m-for-misleading-marketing-of-snacks-for-toddlers Heinz fined $2.25m for misleading marketing of snacks for toddlers ACCC counsel describes Little Kids Shredz packaging as ‘egregious’ because of the health implications Australian Associated Press. Fri 24 Aug 2018 09.06 BS Heinz fined over Little Kids Shredz: the…

New UNICEF report: 78 million newborns at risk when breastfeeding is delayed

New UNICEF Report: CAPTURE THE MOMENT: Early initiation of breastfeeding: The best start for every newborn http://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/infantfeeding/capture-moment-early-initiation-bf-report.pdf?ua=1 Al Jazeera and news agencies UNICEF: 78 million newborns at risk when breastfeeding is delayed Babies should be breastfed within an hour of…

Interference in public health policy: examples of how the baby food industry uses tobacco industry tactics

CLICK HERE for this new  report just published on World Nutrition Interference in public health policy: examples of how the baby food industry uses tobacco industry tactics Sabrina Ionata Granheim Independent consultant on nutrition Katrin Engelhardt Independent Public Health Nutritionist Patti Rundall Policy…