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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

Infant Nutrition Council calls for clearer labelling on infant formula products

 30 November 2015 – The Infant Nutrition Council (INC) is calling for changes to infant formula labelling restrictions that keep crucial nutrition and function claims from appearing on pack, fearing parents and carers are not receiving adequate information. Research commissioned by the INC found many mothers and carers who use infant formula are confused by labels and find… Read More

Infant formula marketing decision welcomed

The Infant Nutrition Council (INC) welcomes the Commerce Commission confirmation of the authorisation of the INC’s Code of Practice for marketing infant formula.  The Code of Practice restricts the advertising and marketing of infant formula by members.  It has been in place since 2012 and is consistent with New Zealand’s commitment to the World Health… Read More