New Internationalist

Hungry babies should be the least of the world’s problems. They have a virtually guaranteed food supply at their mother’s breast. But every year, hundreds of thousands of babies die because their mothers have been seduced into bottle-feeding. In this month’s issue, New Internationalist charts the progress made in the campaign to end the inappropriate promotion of infant formula.

April 1982, Issue 110

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Stop the babymilk pushers
Anuradha Vittachi explains why babies should be restored to the breast.
Stealing a woman's choice
Western mothers believe they decide how to feed their babies. Sheila Kitzinger explodes the myth.
Evidence from Zimbabwe
Nestlé contraventions of the WHO code.
Nestlé replies
How the baby-milk manufacturer responded to our questions about their unethical marketing of infant formula.
The biggest contraceptive in the world
More Third World women are protected by breastfeeding than by all other contraceptives. Maggie Jones explains.
Out of the frying pan
Foods never intended for babies are being pushed as baby milk. John Clark and Nury Vittachi report.
Babies mean business
Edward Baer looks at the babymilk companies' high-pressure sales techniques.
Keeping the lid on the babymilk menace
New Internationalist guide to action around the world.
Join the Nestlé boycott
How you can help the campaign. Plus Henri Nestlé's famous formula.
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