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Marketing Claims for Infant Formula Additives and Infant Formula

Marketing Claims for Infant Formula Additives and Infant Formula Letters Author Affiliations: Neonatal Services, Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne, 2. Kent G. Governments Push Infant Formula. Sparsnäs, Sweden: Irene Publishing; Australia (Cheong, Doyle); Clinical Sciences, Murdoch Children’s Research 2017. Institute, Melbourne, Australia (Cheong, Doyle, Anderson); Department of 3. Oliveira V, Frazão E, Smallwood D. Rising Infant formula costs to the WIC Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia program: recent trends in rebates and wholesale prices. US Department of (Cheong, Doyle); Department of Pediatrics, University of Melbourne, Agriculture: Economic Research Report Number 93. http://www.ers.usda.gov Melbourne, Australia (Doyle); School of Psychological Sciences, Monash /media/136568/err93_1_.pdf. Published 2010. University, Melbourne, Australia (Anderson). 4. Codex Alimentarius Commission. 1976. Statement on infant feeding, Corresponding Author: Jeanie L. Y. Cheong, MD, Neonatal Services, Royal CAC/MISC-2-1976. http://www.codexalimentarius.net/download/standards/301 Women’s Hospital, 20 Flemington Rd, Level 7, Newborn Research, Parkville /CXA_002e.pdf 3052, Australia (jeanie.cheong@thewomens.org.au). Published Online: June 12, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.1388 In Reply We agree that there is strong evidence and expert con- Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported. sensus suggesting that breastfeeding is superior to infant for- mula and should be the standard for infant feeding. Not only is breastfeeding supported by the World Health Organiza- Marketing Claims for Infant Formula Additives tion, as discussed in our Viewpoint, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Pediatrics American Medical Association

Marketing Claims for Infant Formula Additives and Infant Formula

JAMA Pediatrics , Volume 171 (8) – Aug 19, 2017

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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2017 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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2168-6203
eISSN
2168-6211
DOI
10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.1592
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Letters Author Affiliations: Neonatal Services, Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne, 2. Kent G. Governments Push Infant Formula. Sparsnäs, Sweden: Irene Publishing; Australia (Cheong, Doyle); Clinical Sciences, Murdoch Children’s Research 2017. Institute, Melbourne, Australia (Cheong, Doyle, Anderson); Department of 3. Oliveira V, Frazão E, Smallwood D. Rising Infant formula costs to the WIC Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia program: recent trends in rebates and wholesale prices. US Department of (Cheong, Doyle); Department of Pediatrics, University of Melbourne, Agriculture: Economic Research Report Number 93. http://www.ers.usda.gov Melbourne, Australia (Doyle); School of Psychological Sciences, Monash /media/136568/err93_1_.pdf. Published 2010. University, Melbourne, Australia (Anderson). 4. Codex Alimentarius Commission. 1976. Statement on infant feeding, Corresponding Author: Jeanie L. Y. Cheong, MD, Neonatal Services, Royal CAC/MISC-2-1976. http://www.codexalimentarius.net/download/standards/301 Women’s Hospital, 20 Flemington Rd, Level 7, Newborn Research, Parkville /CXA_002e.pdf 3052, Australia (jeanie.cheong@thewomens.org.au). Published Online: June 12, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.1388 In Reply We agree that there is strong evidence and expert con- Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported. sensus suggesting that breastfeeding is superior to infant for- mula and should be the standard for infant feeding. Not only is breastfeeding supported by the World Health Organiza- Marketing Claims for Infant Formula Additives tion, as discussed in our Viewpoint,

Journal

JAMA PediatricsAmerican Medical Association

Published: Aug 19, 2017

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