Nestle appears in court in India

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: (Published 05 August 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:348

Nestle, the baby milk and foods company, has finally appeared in court in India after failing to attend a hearing in April. The company is answering charges that it breached Indian law governing the regulation, production, and supply of infant milk substitutes.

The company failed to appear in the Metropolitan Magistrate Court in Delhi on 24 April. At a subsequent hearing on 4 July it was thought that the company had not attended, but a Nestle advocate was discovered in court observing proceedings. …

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