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Press release: 17 May 2018

Scientific Innovation Giving Australian Mothers Informed Choice  The Infant Nutrition Council fully supports breastfeeding as the optimal nutrition for infants and the normal way to feed a baby.  However, if a baby is unable to receive breastmilk the only suitable and safe alternative is a scientifically developed   infant formula product. Infant formula has been specifically… Read More

Press release: 11 May 2018

More information on infant formula labels for mothers Infant formula manufacturers want to put more information on labels so mothers can make better-informed choices about which product to buy, says the Infant Nutrition Council (INC). “This has absolutely nothing to do with product pricing, as claimed by an Australian academic,” says INC Chief Executive Jan… Read More

Feeding the Future Conference, 26-27 October 2017

24 October 2017 The Infant Nutrition Council, the peak body for infant formula manufacturers in New Zealand and Australia, will hold its annual conference in Auckland on Thursday and Friday this week, 26 and 27 October. The conference has attracted world experts in early life nutrition, including from New Zealand, Australia, Germany and the UK…. Read More

Agreement to restrict advertising of infant formula

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has re-authorised an agreement between manufacturers and importers of infant formula that prohibits them from advertising and promoting formula for babies under 12 months of age directly to the public. This five-year agreement is designed to promote breastfeeding in Australia, which has significant public health benefits. The Marketing in… Read More

Infant Nutrition Council – Conference Sydney April 7-8

6 April 2016 – The Infant Nutrition Council (INC) is pleased to announce its inaugural conference will be held in Sydney at The Mint, 10 Macquarie Street, on April 7 and 8, 2016.  The Infant Nutrition Council represents global companies, well established local companies, and ingredient manufacturers and suppliers, and represents over 95 per cent… Read More