MP demands more clarity on baby milk formula ingredients
Alison Thewliss said that she wants ministers to close legal loopholes to ensure babies are given food which can be guaranteed to be safe.
She is seeking to make changes to the law via her Feeding Products for Babies and Children (Advertising and Promotion) Bill, which aims to tighten the rules around advertising formula in medical journals.
Miss Thewliss said there is also a need to ensure an international code on marketing breast milk substitutes is enforced in the UK while regular scientific testing of products should occur so "people are getting what it says on the tin".... read more
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