Is “small quantity lipid nutrition supplement” (SQ-LNS) a sustainable and pragmatic strategy to prevent malnutrition?

World Nutrition Issue Vol 14 No 1 (2023) Is “small quantity lipid nutrition supplement” (SQ-LNS) a sustainable and pragmatic strategy to prevent malnutrition? PDF of WN article Introduction by Ted Greiner. Arun Gupta, Dr IBFAN Nutrition Advocacy in Public Interest -India(NAPi)…

Lancet Breastfeeding Series: ‘Underhand’ formula milk ads stop millions from breastfeeding, experts say

  LANCET BREASTFEEDING SERIES 2023 Global launch event: The Series will be launched at a hybrid event in London at 12:30-14:00 UK time on Wednesday 8th February, co-hosted by The Lancet, WHO and Children in All Policies. More information is available here and it will also…

Academics express concern over conflicts of interest in South Africa

On Board with Nestlé? Academics express concern over conflicts of interest Maverick Citizen: Academic independence https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2021-11-23-on-board-with-nestle-academics-express-concern-over-conflicts-of-interest/ (Photo: logos-world.net/Wikipedia) By Mark Heywood Follow 23 Nov 2021 1 Academics across the world have been expressing growing concern over what they describe as ‘corporate…

US authorities remove breastfeeding newborn and prompt outrage

Authorities take 2nd child from ‘American Idol’ contestant, prompting outrage Syesha Mercado, who is fighting to get her toddler back, recorded deputies taking her newborn from her in an Instagram Live video. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/ncna1276796 ______________________________________________________________- Lancet: 40 years of the Code…

WHO May Host Virtual World Health Assembly May 18 – COVID-19 To Be Main Agenda Item

WHO May Host Virtual World Health Assembly May 18 – COVID-19 To Be Main Agenda Item https://www.healthpolicy-watch.org/who-may-host-virtual-world-health-assembly-meeting-may-18-with-covid-19-main-agenda-topic/   For the first time ever, the World Health Assembly appears set to meet in a one-day virtual session on May 18, which…

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…

Leading UK child health body under fire over baby milk sponsorship

Leading UK child health body under fire over baby milk sponsorship https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2019/jan/28/british-child-health-experts-under-fire-over-baby-milk-sponsorship-royal-college-of-paediatrics?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other Royal College of Paediatrics urged to rethink conference funding amid claims deal contravenes World Health Organization code Rebecca Ratcliffe Mon 28 Jan 2019     

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. …