The report provides valuable reference for domestic and foreign dairy enterprises, raw materials and ingredients suppliers, equipment suppliers, investment and financing institutions interested in the Chinese infant formula milk
Their report says: "This starts with babies between four and 18 months receiving more calories than they need from solid food and formula milk
However, when formula milk
is unavoidable, the results also suggest that its make-up might be altered depending on whether the baby is a boy or a girl, Dr Hinde said.
They said these formula milk
companies are misleading the mothers through promotional nature of logos, pictures and messages, besides advertisement presenting their products as breastmilk substitutes for infants.
Professor Christopher Exley from Keele University and a group of researchers studied the aluminium content of 30 brands of formula milk
in a follow-up to his 2010 study of 15 products, and concluded that nothing had been done to reduce the amount of aluminium in the three years since.
The department of health which has been promoting breast feeding has a policy to prohibit the donation of formula milk
for babies in temporary shelters, during a calamity.
The breast milk has all the ingredients of nutrition for the newborn so the mothers should just avoid the formula milk
made available in the market.
Many contain high levels of sugar and some are promoted for use from four months of age - a time when babies should still be on a diet of breast or formula milk
Current guidelines encourage weaning from six months of age, with babies fed only breast or formula milk
before this time.
CATHEDRAL City and Clover maker Dairy Crest is eyeing a move into the "rapidly growing" baby formula milk
market under plans to start selling specially prepared whey from its Davidstow creamery in Cornwall.
Support from a local bank helps a support centre in Katutura to supply mothers with formula milk
for their infants.
Some companies maintain that formula milk
is the best way to feed their baby.