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Infant formula body welcomes inquiry report

The Infant Nutrition Council (INC) welcomes the final report of the independent inquiry into last year’s whey protein concentrate incident, says Infant Nutrition Council Chief Executive Jan Carey. The INC represents marketers and manufacturers of infant formula. “We are particularly pleased that the Government will be accepting all of the inquiry’s recommendations. In fact, many… Read More

Australian Infant Nutrition Industry Lifting Living Standards

 11 September, 2014 Australia’s Infant formula industry aims to provide Chinese babies with the same high quality and safe nutrition as Australian babies The Infant Nutrition Council encourages opportunities for Australia’s infant formula industry to be part of the growing China market which is currently valued at $13.3 billion, and continues to grow1 The Infant… Read More

Australia’s Infant Formula Industry Takes Centre Stage at World’s Largest Baby Expo

Australia’s Infant Formula Industry Takes Centre Stage at World’s Largest Baby Expo The Infant Nutrition Council and Austrade unite to champion role of local industry and strengthen Asia-Pacific relations Meeting coincides with world’s largest Baby Expo in Shanghai 22-24 July and in wake of new Chinese regulations affecting infant formula manufacturers INC leader reaffirms positive… Read More

1 May New Chinese Infant Formula Regulations

Most of New Zealand’s infant formula production has been approved for export to China under the new regulations that come into force today. The Infant Nutrition Council (INC) Chief Executive Jan Carey said the manufacturers and brands already registered account for approximately 90% of all New Zealand infant formula exports by volume. “Today’s announcement confirms… Read More

Updated Code of Practice to protect breastfeeding launched

An updated Code of Practice for the marketing of infant formula in New Zealand was launched at Parliament today by Associate Minister of Health Jo Goodhew. It was launched on behalf of the Infant Nutrition Council (INC). The voluntary Code applies to the marketing of infant formula products suitable for infants up to the age… Read More