Let’s Understand the International Code of Marketing for Breastmilk Substitutes

Let’s Understand the International Code of Marketing for Breastmilk Substitutes Have you ever received “gifts” in the form of baby formula milk or a bottle of post-natal nipples from the hospital where the mother gave birth? Have you ever been called by a telemarketing officer from a baby formula company? Or have you ever seen …

The baby brands turning Indonesian Instagram into free formula ads

The baby brands turning Indonesian Instagram into free formula ads Multinational baby formula companies, such as Nestlé and Danone, are using social media to market to consumers in South East Asia in ways that raise serious concerns they may violate World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines. The companies have changed their advertising tactics during the coronavirus …

Formula Milk zig-zag in the Middle of a Pandemic

Formula Milk zig-zag in the Middle of a Pandemic Formula milk producers in Indonesia are intensifying social media advertising during the pandemic. They hook mothers through various programs. Bureau Investigative Journalism suspects the companies violated the WHO code. By Syailendra Persada, Hussein Abri Dongoran and Rosa Furneaux More details at interaktif.tempo.co

Formula Milk Manufacturers Are Not Afraid of International Codes of Conduct

Formula Milk Manufacturers Are Not Afraid of International Codes of Conduct In May 2016, Irma Hidayana, doctoral candidate in health and behavior at Columbia University, United States, released a report entitled “Violations of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes: Indonesia Context.” This report states that 15 percent of respondents out of 874 women …

Milking It – How Milk Formula Companies are Putting Profits Before Science

Milking It – How Milk Formula Companies are Putting Profits Before Science October 2017 This report represents the first global investigation into infant milks being sold for babies under 12 months old from the four leading companies: Nestlé, Danone, Mead Johnson Nutrition and Abbott. The report analyzed more than 400 infant formula products sold across …