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Nestlé violates international marketing code, says audit

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 01 July 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:8
  1. Gavin Yamey
  1. BMJ

    An external audit of Nestlé's infant food marketing practices in Pakistan has found three violations of the World Health Organization's code of marketing of breast milk substitutes. The company has promised to correct these and develop more formalised tools to help its managers to monitor compliance with the code.

    Nestlé commissioned the audit from the consultants Emerging Market Economics after a former employee in Pakistan, …

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