Comments on UK DRAFT DHSC Guidance Notes

FINAL GUIDELINES https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/infant-and-follow-on-formula-and-food-for-special-medical-purposes https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/infant-and-follow-on-formula-and-food-for-special-medical-purposes/commission-delegated-regulation-eu-2016127-supplementing-regulation-eu-no-6092013-guidance   DRAFT DHSC Guidance Notes on Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/127 (supplementing Regulation (EU) No 609/2013)   16th August 2021 The UK has held a consultation on draft guidance on Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/127 for…

“Improper political interference” in US baby foods puts health and scientific integrity at stake .

News stories about baby foods, toxins, improper political interference are ruffling feathers… US Oversight Subcommittee Staff Report Reveals Top Baby Foods Contain Dangerous Levels of Toxic Heavy Metals (Feb 4th 2021) News Release from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (Feb…

Citizen-Petition-argues-toddler-milks-threaten-children-s-health-and-pose-economic-harm-to-families

Thanks to Marsha Walker for sending this good news from the USA regarding action on. the marketing of follow-on/toddler milks. Citizen-Petition-argues-toddler-milks-threaten-children-s-health-and-pose-economic-harm-to-families In a Citizen’s Petition,  children’s health advocates are ramping up pressure on FDA to curb the rapidly growing sales…

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…

UN/WHO panel in conflict of interest row over glyphosate cancer risk

UN/WHO panel in conflict of interest row over glyphosate cancer risk https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/may/17/unwho-panel-in-conflict-of-interest-row-over-glyphosates-cancer-risk Chairman of UN’s joint meeting on pesticide residues co-runs scientific institute which received donation from Monsanto, which uses glyphosate A UN panel that on Tuesday ruled that glyphosate…

England, NI and Wales: Improvement Notices introduced today to enforce EU formula and baby food marketing rules – companies face criminal charges for non compliance

Baby Milk Action press release 20 July 2016 The UK Government and devolved authorities have today introduced Statutory Instruments updating formula and baby food marketing laws in line with new EU regulations. Although the Regulations fall far short of international minimum standards repeatedly…

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    …