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Revised Code for marketing infant formula launched

The Infant Nutrition Council’s revised Code of Practice for the Marketing of Infant Formula in New Zealand was launched today at Parliament by Health Minister David Clark and Minister for Food Safety Damien O’Connor. The Code restricts the advertising and marketing of infant formula products for children up to 12 months of age. It was revised after… Read More

NZ infant formula Code of Practice changed to extend marketing restriction

Press Release: 22 November 2018   The Infant Nutrition Council’s Code of Practice for the Marketing of Infant Formula in New Zealand has been amended to take account of the Commerce Commission’s decision to extend the restriction on marketing to children up to 12 months of age.  The Commission’s decision was released on 8 November, and… Read More

Decision on marketing infant formula for children up to 12 months victory for common sense

Press Release: 8 November 2018   Decision on marketing infant formula for children up to 12 months victory for common sense  The Commerce Commission’s decision to authorise the Infant Nutrition Council’s Code of Practice for the Marketing of Infant Formula in New Zealand that will restrict the advertising and marketing of infant formula products for children up to… 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