The New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has issued labelling regulations for exported infant formula products.
The infant formula industry has a "responsibility to adhere" to the principles of the WHO Code, manufacturer representatives from all corners of the globe agree.
Hong Kong is the world’s fastest growing market for infant formula, followed by mainland China, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam and Indonesia, latest Euromonitor research shows.
The infant formula industry must engage NGOs on the benefits of their products, according to scientists at DSM and Dupont.
Infant formula makers are focused on immunity and cognitive health but should turn to essential vitamins and minerals where they could make easier progress with claims, says a consultant.
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After months of speculation, French dairy giant Danone has announced it does not plan to sell its medical nutrition business.
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The whey protein concentrate (WPC) botulism scare was a "watershed moment" for Fonterra in terms of food safety, an independent inquiry into the incident has concluded.
GEA has invested in a supercomputer that it claims has elevated it to a "league of its own" in terms of spray drying simulation.
The Infant Nutrition Council (INC) has asked the New Zealand Commerce Commission to grant it the authority to restrict the infant formula marketing practices of its members.
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French dairy giant Danone has completed a €180m (US$224m) four-year expansion of its Irish infant formula production capabilities.
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Danone has declined to comment on reports it is considering an initial public offering (IPO) of shares in its medical nutrition business.
Australia's richest person Gina Rinehart has committed AU$500m (US$433m) to a project to produce infant formula Down Under for the lucrative Chinese market.
Researchers have urged food producers to develop good tasting protein-rich products that are based on foods that the elderly already regularly consume.
The inclusion of intact bovine immunoglobulin G (bIgG) in milk-based infant formula could provide protection against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), Dutch researchers claim.
Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and Chinese processor Inner Mongolia Yili have agreed to form a joint venture in the US to produce milk powder.
US researchers have devised a process they claim could lead to the development of milk-based infant formula containing anti-retroviral drugs to treat and prevent HIV in infants.
Consumption of a diet rich in protein could boost metabolism over the short term, and increase lean muscle mass by up to 45%, suggest researchers.
An attempt by Danone to restart its stalled botulism scare damages suit against Fonterra in New Zealand has been rejected.