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Jane Badham presents ARCH findings to a group of representatives at the CCNFSDU 2018 Meeting

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Post: Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses 2018: Achievements and next steps for children’s health

Breastmilk is the gold standard for infant and young child feeding. The World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF recommend that children be exclusively breastfed for the first six months and continue to receive breastmilk up to two years of age or beyond. Yet, the proliferation of varying breastmilk substitutes, including follow-up formula, increasingly undermines exclusive…

Resource: Poster: Caregivers’ perceptions of snacks and factors influencing their use for young child feeding in urban Nepal

This research poster was presented by Atul Upadhyay at the International Union of Nutrition Scientists 21st International Congress of Nutrition held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 15-20 October 2017.   Abstract Caregiver perceptions about snack foods for young children and factors influencing their choice for child feeding in Nepal Nisha Sharma, Alissa pries, Atul Upadhyay,…

Resource: Poster: Low Prevalence of Breastfeeding Counseling during ANC Visits in the Hospitals of Kathmandu Valley

This research poster and abstract about breastfeeding counseling during antenatal care in Kathmandu Valley hospitals was presented by Nisha Sharma at the 2018 Nutrition Innovation Lab Symposium held in Kathmandu, Nepal.   Abstract Low Prevalence of Breastfeeding Counselling during ANC Visits in the Hospitals of Kathmandu Valley Breastfeeding counselling during antenatal period is important for…

Resource: Poster: Convenience and child preference drive Kathmandu Valley caregivers to choose commercial snack foods for their children aged 12-23 months

This research poster and abstract was presented by Nisha Sharma at the 2018 Nutrition Innovation Lab Symposium held in Kathmandu, Nepal.   Abstract: Title: Convenience and child preference drive Kathmandu Valley caregivers to choose commercial snack foods for their children aged 12-23 months Authors and Affiliations: Nisha Sharma (1), Alissa Pries (1,2), Atul Upadhyay(1), Babita…

Post: New Resources for CCNFSDU 2018

This November, the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses (CCNFSDU) will continue its review of the Follow-Up Formula Standard. The key consideration at this year’s meeting is whether to define both categories of follow-up formula as breastmilk substitutes. In doing so, follow-up formula would fall under the same marketing guidelines as…

Resource: Human Rights Approach to the Codex Standard for Follow-Up Formula

A Human Rights Approach to Ensuring Follow-up Formula are Defined and Labelled as Breast-milk Substitutes at Codex. Click “View Resource” below to access the full brief. Suggested Citation: Helen Keller International. (2018). A Human Rights Approach to Ensuring Follow-up Formula are Defined and Labelled as Breast-milk Substitutes at Codex. Helen Keller International, Washington, DC.

Resource: Benefits of Breastfeeding in the Second Year of Life and Beyond

WHY FOLLOW-UP FORMULAS FOR CHILDREN 6-36 MONTHS SHOULD BE CLASSIFIED AS BREASTMILK SUBSTITUTES Click “View Resource” below to access the full brief. This policy brief is also available in Spanish and French. Suggested Citation: Helen Keller International. (2018). Benefits of Breastfeeding in the Second Year of Life and Beyond. Helen Keller International, Washington, DC.

Resource: CCNFSDU 2018: Revision de la Norme sur les Préparations de Suite

CCNFSDU 2018 : UNE OCCASION DE PROTEGER LA SANTE DES ENFANTS En novembre prochain, le Comité du Codex sur la nutrition et les aliments diététiques ou de régime poursuivra les travaux de révision de la norme sur les préparations de suite. Pour cette année, la question est de savoir s’il faut définir les deux catégories…