Is baby food advertising unethical? Yes, thinks the government. It has issued notification to enforce an amendment to the Infant Milk Substitutes, Feeding Bottles and Infant Food Act of 1992. In a major boost to breastfeeding the amendment bans, in all ty

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Feeding non-infective bacteria to infants may protect them from diarrhoea, a recent study concludes (The Lancet, Vol 344, No 8929). Jose Saavedra and colleagues at the Johns Hopkins University