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Companies need to know that violations of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes will not be tolerated. Help us get the message out by writing a letter, sending an email or making a phone call. Let violators know that infant health must come before corporate profits!

Government and health policies need strengthening, too. Click here for the latest action items.

Action Alerts

  • The University of Alberta is planning to award the Chairman of Nestlé, Peter Brabeck-Latmathlé, an honorary degree…
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  • Stop the Abbott Nutrition Webcast promoting infant formula to Canadian Health Care Providers…
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  • Canadian Government Planning to Skip Crucial Global Health Conference…
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  • Stop Mead Johnson’s infant formula seminar for Barrie hospital paediatrics department…
    [Read]» Mead Johnson Seminar Cancelled! «
  • Ask the UN to stop partnering with the baby food and junk food industries…
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  • Canadian Perinatal and Pediatric Conference receives unconditional grant from Nestlé Nutrition…
    [Read]» Nestlé did not sponsor the conference! «
  • Are you fed up with formula promotions? Let the Minister of Health know…
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  • Sign the online petition to Health Canada to broaden consultation on infant nutrition recommendations…
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  • Health Canada revising Canada’s infant and young child feeding policy statement: Nutrition for Healthy Term Infants
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  • Montreal Nurse-In for mother told to stop nursing in a store…
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  • Make breastfeeding protection, promotion, support and Safe Motherhood a priority for the G-8 and G-20 meetings…
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  • White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity recommends breastfeeding to reduce risk of obesity…
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  • Loblaw free formula undermines breastfeeding and endangers maternal and child health…
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  • Canadian passport application graphics include feeding bottles…
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  • UN agencies joint statements on IYCF in Haiti…
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  • Ban Nutrition and Health Claims for Infant Formula and Complementary Foods…
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  • Heinz issues nation-wide baby food recall…
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  • Mead Johnson guilty of false advertising, U.S. court finds…
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  • Supposedly unbiased article, “Have a baby feeding backup plan,” reads like an ad for Nestlé…
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  • Gross violations of Vietnam’s formula marketing laws reported by Associated Press…
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  • Nestlé Nutrition is listed as a major sponsor of a national nutrition conference…
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  • Mead Johnson launches Enfamil website with the title, “The Breast Milk Formula – Enfamil”…
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  • Canadian Breastfeeding Protection Petition Launched…
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  • Pétition pour la protection de l’allaitement lancée…
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  • The upcoming CPS annual conference is being sponsored in part by some of the world’s biggest formula companies…
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  • Help save Cambridge’s lactation consultants…
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  • IBFAN UK produces 10-minute online video to mark Breastfeeding Awareness Week…
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  • Breastfeeding battle rages on in Philippines…
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  • Mayor of Ottawa accepts sponsorship from Mead Johnson…
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  • Hospital for Sick Kids Accepts Nestlé Sponsorship…
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  • FOOD BANKS AND INFANT FORMULA…
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  • Using Breastmilk as an Indicator…
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  • AAP releases controversial recommendations on reducing SIDS risk…
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  • Boycott Nestlé this Hallowe’en…
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  • Toronto breastfeeding clinic faces closure
    North York General Hospital, one of Toronto’s largest health facilities, is closing its breastfeeding clinic.…
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  • IBFAN members shore up UNICEF’s breastfeeding support Your letters make a difference.…
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  • Anti-Nestlé union leader shot dead in Phillipines.
    Nestlé’s labour practices to face public inquiry. Nestlé “Fair Trade” not so fair…
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  • UNICEF and the International Code Update.
    Response received from UNICEF New York.
    The letter raises a number of key questions. IBFAN will be forthcoming with these questions - please visit soon for updates.…
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  • Letter to UNICEF…
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  • ACTION ALERT: The Little Wonders Baby and Toddler Expo in Barrie lists both Mead Johnson (Enfalac) and Abbot Ross laboratories, two of the world’s biggest formula producers, as exhibitors.…
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  • Action Alert FOLLOW-UP: Baby Boom…
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  • Baby Friendly Boom, Please!
    ACTION ALERT - BABY FRIENDLY BOOM, PLEASE!
    Ottawa's breastfeeding community needs your help! In a serious violation of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes, an upcoming baby show has accepted Similac as its major sponsor.…
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  • ACTION ALERT: Mead Johnson and the CJ Foundation for SIDS…
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  • ACTION ALERT: What’s your best baby feeding tip?…
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  • ACTION ALERT: McMaster Children’s Hospital seduced by Nestlé Nutrition Institute…
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  • ACTION ALERT: Canadian Family…
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  • Action Alert: Canadian Living sends dangerous message to its readers…
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  • ACTION ALERT: CODE VIOLATIONS AT SICK KIDS…
    [Read]Sick Kids Responds
  • Vitamin D Recommendations: INFACT’s Appeal to Ujjal Dosanjh…
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  • Baby & Toddler Expo Barrie…
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  • CHEO cancels event sponsored by Nestlé and Mead Johnson.…
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  • SIMILAC ADVANCE…
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  • ACTION ALERT – www.canadianparents.com…
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