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  • January 25, 2024 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm


Health Inc 3.3 presents…

‘How the baby food industry influences infant and young child feeding’

With a ‘boom’ in the global milk formula market, researchers, public health professionals, and policymakers have raised serious concerns about the impacts for breastfeeding, and child and maternal health. Despite this scrutiny of the global milk formula industry, there has been less investigation of the global expansion of the baby food industry, nor the activities and strategies of the corporations that seek to grow and sustain these markets. market and political practices corporations have used to grow and sustain their markets. In this seminar presentation, Dr Mialon will explore the various practices through which the baby food industry influences infant and young child feeding. These practices include medical marketing, manufacturing public support, and shaping evidence, for example. Dr Mialon will discuss some of the key risks associated with engaging with the baby food industry for researchers and health professionals.