French dairy giant Danone has called on British retailers to limit the sale of infant formula to two units per customer, in an attempt to curb “unofficial exports” of Western-manufactured milk powder to China.
Nestlé has declined to comment to DairyReporter.com on an Indian government letter stating that it is violating the nation’s laws on sponsorship of health workers, but has fought back against allegations of inappropriate marketing for breast milk substitutes.
Nestlé India has been charged by a court in Delhi for allegedly violating laws relating to the correct labeling of infant formula products and for associated failings regarding advertisements in women’s magazines, claims that the company denies.
Heat treatment of infant formula milk during processing produces elevated levels of a toxin that could contribute to a significantly increased risk of children developing health problems including diabetes, according to US scientists.
Mead Johnson Nutrition failed to supply US authorities with the proper details for some of its infant formula packaging prior to launching them onto the market, said the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Pfizer Nutrition has declared all its infant formula products meet strict international rules on aluminium levels after a UK study raised concerns over the amount of the metal present in a number of leading baby milk brands – including ones made by the...
A new process for the production of the human milk oligosaccharide Fucosyllactose that allows for large-scale production of the saccharide means the immune boosting food ingredient is now low cost, claims its German developer.
Britain's formula milk industry has faced down a new wave of
criticism from senior paediatricians, who accused it of dodging a
ban on direct advertising by snuggling up to doctors and health