This brief summarizes a forthcoming decision to be made at the next meeting of Codex, also known as Codex Alimentarius, which is a joint body of the Food and Agricultural Organization and the World Health Organization. Describing the review that the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses will conduct of the standard for ‘follow-up formula,” a product marketed for children over six months of age that often displaces breastfeeding, the brief makes recommendations for nutrition advocates.
Helen Keller International. (2017) Summary brief: Review of the Codex Standard for Follow-Up Formula: Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses. Helen Keller International, Washington, D.C.View Resource