Breaking the Rules, Stretching the Rules 2017 (BTR 2017) is a compilation of marketing practices from around the world that violate the International Code over the past 3...11 September, 2017
The International Code Documentation Centre (ICDC) protects breastfeeding by implementing the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes. Our aim is to ensure the right of mothers to make infant feeding decisions free from commercial pressures.
ICDC, a member of the International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN), focuses on the International Code and operates from IBFAN Penang in Malaysia. We conduct Code training courses, analyse drafts of legislation and other regulatory measures designed to implement the International Code at a national level, hold the most comprehensive collection of national laws and other measures in the world, and publish Code resource materials that are used by UN agencies, national governments, policy makers, and infant feeding advocates.