Exposure to an infant formula mimicking human milk lipid composition and milk fat globule structure positively affects child neurocognitive development, a new randomised, controlled trial has concluded.
Infants fed low-protein formulas which are α-lac-enriched or casein glycomacropeptide-reduced can achieve weight gain and metabolic profiles closer to that of breastfed (BF) infants, new Arla Foods Ingredients-funded research concludes.
Danone discusses the growing knowledge about the link between gut health and infant health, and the steps its formula is taking to ensure adequate nutrition intake for babies during the pivotal first 1000 days of life.
Children who are given nutrient or supplement enriched formula milk as babies do not appear to have higher exam scores as adolescents than those fed with standard formula, suggests a study published by The BMJ, leading researchers to argue renewed regulation...
Baby formula manufacturer Kendamil has fallen foul of UK advertising guidelines after content on its website appeared to discourage breastfeeding and prevent and treat colic and constipation in babies.
The British Specialist Nutrition Association (BSNA) is backing a new Government report into the first 1000 days of life, hailing the right for parents to make personal feeding choices for their children.
So-called 'transition' or toddler formulas allegedly trick parents into thinking these products adhere to the same standards as infant formula, according to three separate but nearly identical class action lawsuits.
Countries are failing to protect parents from the ‘harmful’ promotion of breast-milk substitutes, despite efforts by The World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF, and the International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN).
Health and nutrition claims used in the marketing of infant and follow-on formula should be prohibited, paediatric experts think as they argue the claims may undermine efforts to support breastfeeding.
Danone’s commitment to greater transparency continues as the French-based firm launches an infant formula tracking service that details the ‘farm-to-fork journey’ of its Aptamil, Karicare, Laboratoire Gallia and Nutrilon brands.
Fonterra has denied allegations that its China partner Beingmate's infant formula contains additives from unlicensed suppliers, insisting that recent case was a 'technical issue' and not a food safety issue.
Britain's formula milk industry has faced down a new wave of
criticism from senior paediatricians, who accused it of dodging a
ban on direct advertising by snuggling up to doctors and health