Nestlé OKs UNICEF figure ASSOCIATED PRESS April 14, 2011, 8:06PM
Former UNICEF head Ann Veneman pledged to take up a fight from within to change Nestlé's marketing of breast milk substitutes as she won a seat Thursday on the board of the Swiss food and drinks giant. Shareholders in the Swiss-based company approved Veneman as the newest member of the 14-member board.
Veneman, a former U.S. agriculture secretary, headed the U.N. children's agency from 2005-2010. She acknowledged Nestlé isn't fully complying with a voluntary breast milk code adopted by World Health Organization but would work from within to change the world's biggest food and beverage company.