Call for infant formula reconstitution uniformity and improvements in manufacturer feeding guides

Shelley Farrent, Brian Coppin, Scott Morris

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Abstract

Breastmilk is the optimum source of nutrition for most infants born at full term. When breastmilk is unavailable or unsuitable, the only safe and nutritious substitutes are commercial infant formulas.1 Infant formula — predominantly powdered infant formula — makes a major contribution to infant nutrition in Australia, with the 2010 Australian National Infant Feeding Survey reporting that 34% of infants had been introduced formula in their first month of life, 45% by 2 months and 69% by 6 months of age...
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)107-110.e1
Number of pages5
JournalMedical Journal of Australia
Volume214
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2021
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Food safety
  • Nutrition
  • Public health

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