European Union may relax rules on marketing baby milkBMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7475.1121 (Published 11 November 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:1121
- Rory Watson
Health organisations fear that negotiations now taking place to update European Union legislation on infant formula could dilute existing restrictions on the health and nutritional claims companies may make for their products.
They are also pressing the EU to incorporate fully into European legislation the World Health Organization's International Code of Marketing Breast-milk Substitutes and subsequent resolutions which EU countries have supported at various World Health Assemblies.
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