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Probiotic may reduce the risk of common cold: Yakult study

By Stephen Daniells

Daily consumption of a fermented milk product with Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota may reduce the risk of upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) in healthy middle-aged office workers, says a new study.

Nutramigen PURAMINO, a formula for infants and young children with cow milk protein allergy, is being launched in Czechia and Slovakia following an agreement between Mead Johnson Nutrition and Ewopharma.

Hypoallergenic formula launched in Czechia and Slovakia

By Jim Cornall

Mead Johnson Nutrition has signed an agreement with Swiss company Ewopharma, a distributor of pharmaceutical and nutritional products in Central Eastern Europe, to launch Nutramigen PURAMINO in Czechia and Slovakia.

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China

New regulations could force small formula companies to close

By RJ Whitehead

Last month’s decision by the Chinese food regulator to implement stricter food safety rules governing formulation and marketing is likely to wipe out a fair number of small- and medium-sized infant formula businesses in a highly competitive market.

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