Tens of thousands of potentially malnourished infants are taking part in the largest ever study to determine the effectiveness of vitamin A supplementation in reducing infant and toddler mortality and morbidity.
The European Union should put the brakes on any mooted changes to rules governing milks targeting 1-3 year olds until a scientific review can be conducted, according to the EU group that represents infant food makers.
Growing demand for infant nutrition products in the Asian region have spurred Dutch dairy group FrieslandCampina Domo to splash €130m to upgrade two of its plants with completion expected by November 2013.
An infant product and specialty nutrition association have criticised a German government agency report that found formulated milk products aimed at over-1-year-olds were no better than cow’s milk for containing misleading statements.
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) will continue a 15-year collaborative period with Australian food company Clover Corporation, by engaging in a new initiative to develop encapsulation techniques for infant and medical...
Consumption of oligosaccharides from food sources, rather than solely from breast milk, could help to boost childhood nutrition and immunity, reducing the risk of food allergy and dermatitis, says a new review.
Specific strains of probiotic bacteria could be used routinely to supplement infant formulas as a way to help prevent and manage conditions such as acute diarrhoea, antibiotic associated diarrhoea, infant colic, atopic (hypersensitivity) disease, inflammatory...
Infants suffering from conditions that put them at risk of impaired growth could be supported by nutritional strategies that aim to boost their protein intake during the first few months, heard delegates at a recent event organised by Nestlé.
TV and direct mail adverts for a follow-on milk made by Danone-owned infant formula maker Nutricia have been deemed misleading by the UK advertising watchdog, although parts of the 2009 campaign were upheld.