Saturday, February 05, 2005

Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Baby weight charts 'can lead to overfeeding'
Sarah Boseley
Saturday February 5, 2005
The Guardian
"Parents could have created health problems in later life for their babies by overfeeding them because charts used to measure their growth were based on wrong assumptions two decades ago, the World Health Organisation said yesterday. The growth charts used in every baby clinic in the country were drawn up in the US, but have now been found to have been based on babies fed mainly on formula milk. Based on those figures, babies who are breastfed can appear to be growing poorly from as early as two or three months old when they are in fact perfectly healthy..." - Kellogg deal boosts stock of Martek nearly 13%
Breakfast-cereal king agrees to use fatty acid made by Md. biotech
By Tricia Bishop
Sun Staff
Originally published February 5, 2005
"Shares of Martek Biosciences Corp. rose nearly 13 percent yesterday after news that the Kellogg Co. plans to fortify food with one of the Columbia biotech's products as early as next year. Martek announced the deal yesterday morning, but only described the partner as a Fortune 500 consumer-product food company. Kellogg, the Battle Creek, Mich., company that is the nation's top breakfast cereal manufacturer, was revealed as the company in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.... "