Government panel says there need to be 'steps taken' to address problems in enforcing baby milk marketing law. Campaigners welcome recommendation and call for UK law to be brought into line with international standards http://info.babymilkaction.org/pressrelease/pressrelease11mar10a
On behalf of the Baby Feeding Law Group I ask the FSA Board about:
Tim Smith, CEO of the FSA responds.
to see the video follow this link and choose Q&A
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMME GUIDANCE
Preventing obesity: whole system approaches
Consultation on the Draft Scope February 2010
Watch this space for blogs from Patti Rundall OBE, Baby Milk Action Policy Director.
Patti will explain the challenges, actions and successes in the world of shaping the policies relating to infant feeding. At national, European Union and international level.
2010 Update The safety of the ingredients - the US experience:
IBFAN press release
FAO/WHO Codex Nutrition Committee (CCFSNDU)
Chiang Mai, Thailand, 3rd November 2006
Cereal-based baby foods are an unlikely subject of controversy but this week they have been at the centre of a bitter struggle between health advocates and the multibillion dollar baby food industry whose interests were defended by the European Commission and the United States. The controversy centered on sugar levels and the rising levels of obesity and food related diseases which are fast consuming health budgets across the globe.
Download the attached pdf for the full press release.