9 May 2018

Infant & toddler food supplements - what's best for your baby?

From Nine To Noon, 9:26 am on 9 May 2018

Food Standards Australia and New Zealand is looking at overhauling its infant formula regulations. Health experts warn, a change in rules to include more information about the nutritional value of infant formula would push up prices, but do little else. Infant formula manufacturers say all they want is to give parents who use formula more choice to make better decisions. Do we need stricter standards or more choice ? Jan Carey is the Australian-based CEO of The Infant Nutrition Council and Dr Nina Berry is from The University of Sydney's School of Medicine who has done research around child infant nutrition and how the influence of marketing on toddler milks effects beliefs on infant feeding.