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  1. Comment - Letters

    Promotion of formula milk undermines breastfeeding initiative

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

    ... 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 breastfeeding facilities at workplaces and in the community and continued public education about the benefits of breastfeeding. Unfortunately, the aggressive marketing of formula milk in our city ...

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    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 ...

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    Letters to the Editor, December 14, 2012

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... wastage. Kelly Lam Wing-sum, Kowloon Bay   Mothers are misled about formula milk I refer to the letter by Clarence Chung from the Hong Kong Infant and Young Child Nutrition Association ("Marketing of formula milk abides by HK regulations", December 6) in reply to my letter ("Health benefits of breast milk are obvious", December 4). He states that a major reason ...

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    Letters to the Editor, August 26, 2014

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 04:35am by LETTERS

    ... are responsible for the increase in the prices of basic necessities and sometimes shortages of these necessities, such as milk formula. Local citizens can also feel resentful if well-off mainlanders ...

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    Letters to the Editor, August 13, 2014

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:19am by LETTERS

    ... not forget the problems created by parallel-goods traders, which led to shortages of milk formula and other daily necessities in some parts of Hong Kong. This exacerbated tensions. I also think ...

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    Letters to the Editor, August 6, 2014

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:35am by LETTERS

    ... of problems with food quality, such as the tainted milk formula scandal. While it has an important role to play, all firms purchasing food from the mainland must also carry out regular inspections. ...

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    Letters to the Editor, June 7, 2014

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 03:01am by LETTERS

    ... coffee with milk tea. Some of our favourite dishes were invented by eatery owners who were trying to be competitive and come up with something different just to enable their businesses to survive. Some meals have been enjoyed by generations of Hongkongers, such as congee. Then there is milk tea, bean curd pudding and red bean pudding. Many dishes remain favourites for the same ...

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    Letters to the Editor, June 13, 2014

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 03:42am by LETTERS

    ... serious. There are concerns over visitors from over the border filling overcrowded MTR trains and buying up in bulk limited supplies of infant formula. The reaction of some Hong Kong citizens has ...

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    Letters to the Editor, June 6, 2014

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 05:27am by LETTERS

    ... can lead to shortages of some commodities such as milk formula. There is also the argument that there are only a limited number of places at our universities and many of them are now being ...

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    Letters to the Editor, June 2, 2014

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 03:25am by LETTERS

    ... for what has happened and the confrontations that have taken place. For example, panic buying by mainland citizens and parallel trading in milk formula led to shortages for Hong Kong mothers who had to join long queues for tins of milk. This should not happen with a product that is supposed to be plentiful on the local market. Some people have also complained about more places ...



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