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  1. Fears over infant formula spark central investigation

    Posted Aug 16th 2010, 12:00am by Elise Choi Ho-Yee

    ... Elise Choi Ho-yee In Wuhan and Beijing, four baby girls started growing breasts after drinking baby formula made by a leading infant formula company, the South China Morning Post reported. The babies, aged from four to 15 months, started growing breasts after drinking baby formula made by Synutra, based in Qingdao. This has prompted the Ministry of Health to order the food safety ...

  2. Hospital gave newborns wrong milk powder

    Posted Oct 29th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Tsuen Wan Adventist Hospital is investigating why 17 newborn babies were given an unsuitable milk powder formula in promotional gift sets from a US pharmaceutical company. ... free breast-milk substitutes. He said it was a practice of the hospital to give out gift sets containing a tin of the brand of milk formula that the baby had been fed while in hospital. ...

  3. Mother's milk the best formula for health

    Posted Feb 14th 2011, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu There is nothing more natural than a mother feeding her baby with her own milk, yet Hong Kong has one of the lowest breastfeeding rates in the world. From parents' anger over the recent milk powder shortage, it is clear that infant formula is still viewed as a necessity for babies. Why have we grown so reliant on it? Few people in Hong Kong of child-bearing age were ...

  4. 7 in 10 mothers use infant formula

    Posted Jan 17th 2011, 12:00am by Mandy Zhou

    ... milk, 70 per cent of them fed their babies infant formula in the first six months, because of insufficient milk supply or work commitments. Ellis Hon Kam-lun, a paediatrics professor at Chinese University, said parents often choose the most nutritious formula powder regardless of their babies' weight and height. A clinical study of Asian infants found human milk contains 11-12 grams ...

  5. Milk formula producers overstate nutrient levels

    Posted Aug 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Emily Tsang, Johnny Tam and Kristie Wong At least seven popular brands of infant milk formula have exaggerated nutrient levels on their labels that could mislead parents, checks ... 'The government should be blamed for allowing this current loophole.' Other brands with exaggerated content claims included Meiji infant formula, which overstated its vitamin K content ...

  6. Another milk formula brand fails iodine test

    Posted Aug 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... extend the tests. Li met health minister Dr Ko Wing-man yesterday to push for legislation to close loopholes which exempt infant formula from nutritional labelling rules. He said: 'The ... for infants up to six months that were available locally had been tested for iodine. Japanese brands had a 24.7 per cent share of the infant formula market before the earthquake and tsunami last year, ...

  7. Pharmacists warn on infant formula claims

    Posted Apr 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei Many milk formula advertisements that claim the products can speed up babies' development and make them smarter are exaggerated, pharmacists warn. The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Hong Kong released a report yesterday that analysed health claims made by seven popular milk formula brands sold in Hong Kong and found most of them had no scientific basis. ...

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    Hong Kong fails to promote breast milk even amid formula shortage

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by Hazel Knowles

    ... mothers secure formula milk actually assisted manufacturers in promoting their products and gave them direct access to mothers. The measures also had the effect of making infant formula appear ... Hazel Knowles Formula makers exploiting shortage to directly market to mothers, breastfeeding advocate says Breast milk promotion chance wasted The government has been accused ...

  9. Poverty and ignorance a fatal formula for Afghan infants

    Posted Aug 20th 2005, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... For nearly half his short life, the undersized infant has been on a breast milk substitute. 'I've just not been able to produce enough milk,' Ms Naseem says. Psychological problems, ... that multinational corporations may further add to the problem of child malnutrition by aggressively promoting infant formula and baby food to ignorant Afghan mothers. The Ministry of Public Health ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Limits urged on baby formula adverts

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com Advocates urge limits on formula adverts Excessive advertising of infant milk formulas could be curbed if breastfeeding associations can persuade the government to legislate an advertising code. Parents and breastfeeding advocates are upset by what they see as brainwashing over the benefits of formula. Advertisements for milk formula "are sent to me via ...




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