October 2018

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Ellen Sokol, ICDC legal consultant, was in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso from 24 -26 September to facilitate the training course on implementing the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes....

There is a huge billboard placed outside a pharmacy in Mbezi beach area, Tanzania, promoting Infacare 3 growing-up milks with the slogan “We mind the health of children” and an image of a healthy baby which idealise the use of the product. ...

From 3 -7 September 2018, a team from ICDC comprising our Legal Advisor, Yeong Joo Kean, Programme Manager, Constance Ching and rookie Legal Officer, Jane Tang, were in Myanmar. ...

ICDC’s global monitoring report, “Breaking the Rules, Stretching the Rules 2017” contained an article in the Heinz chapter about how the company was taken to court by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) over its Little Kids Shredz products. ...

At a chain wholefood store and café outlet in UAE, amongst mountains of free give-away items that also include infant formula and baby food, HiPP was giving out follow-up formula for free. ...