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  1. Comment - Letters

    Promotion of formula milk undermines breastfeeding initiative

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:59am by LETTERS

    ... breastfeeding. As a result, mothers encounter unwarranted pressure from all angles. According to the Department of Health, HK$1.6 billion was spent on advertising and promotion of formula milk in 2011. ... Promotion of formula milk undermines breastfeeding initiative We cannot agree more with your editorial " Nursing mothers need more help " (June 10), which called for more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1537009/promotion-formula-milk-undermines-breastfeeding-initiative
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Foster breastfeeding while promoting formula advertising code

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... manufacturers of baby milk formula have cited economic freedom in their resistance to some aspects of a voluntary advertising code. These include prominent health warnings, such as the need to use very ... the second warning doesn't apply to all formula milk. Moves to adopt a code gathered momentum after several Japanese brands were found to lack essential nutrients. It is important ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1148280/foster-breastfeeding-while-promoting-formula-advertising
  3. Comment - Letters

    Formula milk producers' association defends adverts

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by LETTER

    ... aims to curb formula producers' outrageous claims", November 28) and Maggie Holmes ("Health benefits of breast milk are obvious", December 4), in order to clarify some misconceptions. We would like to stress that the association has always supported the idea that breast milk is the best food for infants and that quality formula is the only safe alternative to breast ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1098429/formula-milk-producers-association-defends-adverts
  4. Comment - Letters

    Controls on formula ads long overdue

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Association, aka the manufacturers of formula milk, in the S outh China Morning Post, on November 23. Finally the Hong Kong government is proposing steps to restrict their completely inappropriate ... the Hong Kong Code of Marketing and Quality of Formula Milk and Related Products, and Food Products for Infants & Young Children, does from their advert. They state ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1092502/controls-formula-ads-long-overdue
  5. Comment - Letters

    Baby milk marketing ban a blunt weapon that will hurt Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... The proposed advertising ban on infant formula milk sets a dangerous precedent of government over-intervention. This drastic measure will endanger consumer access to information and commercial freedom of speech, both of which are cornerstones of Hong Kong's free market competitiveness. The draft Hong Kong Code of Marketing of Formula Milk seeks to ban all marketing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1191889/baby-milk-marketing-ban-blunt-weapon-will-hurt-hong-kong
  6. Comment - Letters

    Health officials fail to emphasise importance of breastfeeding

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... product? Second, if you are unable to buy your preferred brand of formula, just switch brands. They are all equally inferior to breast milk, and the differences that various manufacturers push ... Health officials fail to emphasise importance of breastfeeding The baby formula saga rolls on, and as a public health researcher I have been waiting to see media coverage of someone from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1144873/health-officials-fail-emphasise-importance-breastfeeding
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Infant formula crackdown a pointless overreaction

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by SELINA CHOW

    ... Selina Chow Selina Chow says infant milk limit is an overreaction and protectionist Needless crackdown on baby formula leaves a sour taste I arrived back in Hong Kong the other day, ... advertisement "Shopping in Hong Kong" that says "Shop till you drop in Hong Kong, but beware: no milk powder"? Or should it be "Beware: taking more than two cans of milk powder ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1189318/infant-formula-crackdown-pointless-overreaction
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong needs new formula for milk formula

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... SCMP Editorial New formula for milk formula Last week, the city's health chief was forced to apologise to 12 mainlanders who had been wrongly prosecuted under a new law restricting the parallel trade in infant milk formula. What they carried out of the city was actually rice-based baby cereal, which officials confirm is not their target. The prosecution blunder has further ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1202192/hong-kong-needs-new-formula-milk-formula
  9. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, September 1, 2014

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 03:40am by LETTERS

    ... the European Union, especially now that production ceilings in Europe have been abolished. Milk is the best possible infant formula, preferably from the mother. However, after infancy, most people can no longer tolerate lactose; in Asian and African countries, up to 90 per cent of the adult population is lactose-intolerant. Why would an adult consume infant formula, that is, milk? That question ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1582501/letters-editor-september-1-2014
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MEDIA

    SCMP defends report on trans-fat levels in baby milk formula

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 10:33pm by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Post defends report into trans-fat levels in baby milk formula Xinhuanet, a news portal affiliated with Xinhua, claimed in an article on Tuesday that the South China Morning Post was spreading fear among mainland parents by saying that mainland brands of infant milk formula contain trans-fat. In one of the articles, it said that a Hong Kong newspaper ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1279042/scmps-statement-its-july-8-milk-formula-report

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