US infant formula hospital stance ‘confuses’ domestic law and WHO Code: UNICEF, PAHO

By Mark Astley+ , 16-Jun-2014

The International Formula Council (IFC) “confuses” US law and the WHO Code when defending the practice of supplying free infant formula samples for hospital discharge bags, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and UNICEF claim.

This is in response to a previous claim in Dairy Reporter

US hospital infant formula sample giveaways ‘not violation of WHO Code’

By Mark Astley+ , 03-Jun-2014

The International Formula Council (IFC) has dismissed claims that the US practice of providing free hospital discharge bags containing samples of infant formula is in violation of the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes.





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