Can International Standards Prevent Corporate Malpractice? The Case of Baby Food
23 January 2004
"Globalization is sometimes portrayed as a recent phenomenon. Yet over 100 years ago the baby food industry was already an international business, with Nestlé exporting cereal milk food to Latin America and the Dutch East Indies, and soon afterwards opening factories in target markets. Over 60 years ago health campaigners began to notice the impact on health of the aggressive promotion of breastmilk substitutes...."