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The baby food tragedy

Mothers choosing formula over breast milk unknowingly risked malnutrition and death for their baby.

August 1973, Issue 006

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Why it is high time for a code of practice on the promotion of infant foods in developing countries.
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Last Chance for Calcutta
A photo-feature on the poorest and most crowded city in the world.
Profile: The Reverend Jesse Jackson
Jonathan Power on the man who is now emerging as one of the most significant black leaders in America.
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Letter from Rhodesia
By Simon and Jane Fisher.
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