Infant and children's nutrition

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EC lower minimum protein content for follow-on formula

By Will Chu

The European Commission has updated legislation concerning food for infants and young children, by ruling that the minimum protein content for follow-on formula be lowered to 1.6 g/100 kcal.

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Special Edition: Nutrition Regulations

Regulation watch: Dutch researchers urge vigilance on pregnancy supplements

By Nathan Gray

With the use of dietary supplements gaining popularity in pregnant women, researchers warn that current regulations may not take into account longer-term safety and health considerations for the child, adding updated regulations and nutrivigilance schemes...

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DuPont and Inbiose infant formula HMO gains EU approval

By Will Chu

DuPont Nutrition & Health and Inbiose are reaping the rewards of their partnership as EU authorities approve their first human milk oligosaccharide (HMO) ingredient designed for use in infant formula.

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