Sunday, December 07, 2003

India bans baby formula ads -
December 6, 2003

"India will ban advertisements for baby formula in a bid to promote breast feeding, officials say. The ban starts on January 1 and will apply to all forms of media, the government said in a statement. India's Parliament had approved the action in May. The government will also officially recommend that babies be given only mother's milk for the first six months of a child's life. Previously, it had recommended exclusive breast feeding up to 4 months...."

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