Type: Full Reports

Nutrition composition and labelling practices of commercially produced complementary foods sold in the Khsach Kandal District, Cambodia

This study assessed the composition, nutrient content, nutrient content claims and related labelling practices as declared on the labels of 68 commercially produced complementary foods (CPCF) purchased in Khsach Kandal District, Kandal Province, Cambodia in 2020 against global standards and guidance (Codex Alimentarius and WHO), and relevant national legislation. The study also compared the nutrient…

Composition and labelling practices of commercially produced complementary foods sold in Bandung City, Indonesia

This study assessed the composition, nutrient content, nutrient content claims and related labelling practices as declared on the labels of 211 commercially produced complementary foods (CPCF) purchased in Bandung City, Indonesia in 2017 against global standards and guidance (Codex Alimentarius and WHO), and relevant national legislation. The study also compared the nutrient content (as determined…

Full Report: Nutritional Composition and Labelling Practices of Growing-up Milks (GUMs) Launched in Indonesia between January 2017 and May 2019

This report provides data on the level of declared sugar content and nutritional quality based on the label analysis of growing-up milks (GUMs) launched in Indonesia between January 2017 and May 2019. The executive summary is available here. The technical brief on this research is available here. Access the report in Bahasa Indonesia. Suggested citation:…

Laporan: Komposisi Kandungan Gizi dan Praktik Pemberian Label pada Susu Pertumbuhan (GUMs) yang Berlaku di Indonesia antara Januari 2017 dan Mei 2019

This report provides data on the level of declared sugar content and nutritional quality based on the label analysis of growing-up milks (GUMs) launched in Indonesia between January 2017 and May 2019. The executive summary (in Bahasa Indonesia) is available here. The technical brief (in Bahasa Indonesia) on this research is available here. Access the…

Full Report: Point-of-Sale Promotion and Labeling Violations of Breastmilk Substitutes in Cambodia- Observations in Six Provinces

This report was authored by Helen Keller International Cambodia and World Vision International in August 2019. A two-page summary brief on this research is available here. Suggested citation: Helen Keller International (HKI) & World Vision International (WVI). (2019). Point-of-Sale Promotion and Labeling Violations of Breastmilk Substitutes in Cambodia: Observations in Six Provinces. Second Phase, 2018.…

Don’t Push It: Why the formula milk industry must clean up its act

This report, authored by Save the Children UK and endorsed by Helen Keller International, highlights the rapid growth of the market for baby milk formula and its potential to threaten the lives and the health of millions of vulnerable children. While recognizing the need for certain infants to be formula-fed and the right of mothers…

Monitoring of Television Advertising of Breastmilk Substitutes, Commercially Produced Complementary Foods and Other Milks In Dakar, Senegal

This report describes findings from monitoring of television commercials for specific foods and beverages consumed by infants and young children in Dakar Department, Senegal. ARCH collaborated with the marketing and advertising agency, Media Time, to conduct the monitoring for three months in 2015. Suggested citation: Gueye N.Y.S., Diop E.I., & Thiaw C. (2016) Monitoring of…

Assessment of the Labels of Commercially-Produced Complementary Foods Sold in Cambodia, Nepal, Senegal and Tanzania

This report describes findings from ARCH’s cross-sectional study that assessed the labels of commercially produced complementary foods sold in the most populous metropolitan areas of Cambodia (Phnom Penh), Nepal (Kathmandu Valley), Senegal (Dakar), and Tanzania (Dar es Salaam) to assess their support of optimal infant and young child feeding practices as recommended by current best…

Evaluation des pratiques d’étiquetage sur des échantillons de Substituts du Lait Maternel Département de Dakar, Sénégal

This report describes ARCH’s findings on labeling practices of breastmilk substitutes available for sale in Dakar, Senegal. The report is written in French. Suggested citation: Helen Keller International. (2015) Evaluation des pratiques d’étiquetage sur des échantillons de Substituts du Lait Maternel Département de Dakar, Sénégal. Helen Keller International, Dakar, Senegal.

Assessment of Promotion of Foods Consumed by Infants and Young Children in Dar es Salaam: Tanzania Country Report

This report describes findings from a study that assessed the promotion of foods consumed by infants and young children in Tanzania. The study, conducted in collaboration with Tanzania’s Ministry of Health, sought to build understanding around mothers’ exposure to promotional practices for infant and young child food products in Dar es Salaam and their utilization…