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New standards for testing infant formula just published

Amongst the most heavily regulated and tested food products in the world, infant formula, and formulas for special medical purposes, come with rigorously checked nutritional labelling to ensure they are what they say they are. Not surprising given the population they serve. New International Standards have just been published to help manufacturers comply.

Food labelling is rarely more important than for vulnerable consumers – such as babies. It is no wonder, then, that manufacturers of infant formulas need to adhere to comprehensive national regulations and international standards like the Codex Alimentarius to ensure that the marked nutritional composition of the product is accurate.

Codex Alimentarius, or the Food Code as it is known, is the Joint Food Standards Programme established by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO), which develops harmonized international food standards that protect consumer health and promote fair practices in the food trade...

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New standards for testing infant formula just published

Amongst the most heavily regulated and tested food products in the world, infant formula, and formulas for special medical purposes, come with rigorously checked nutritional labelling to ensure they are what they say they are. Not surprising given the population they serve. New International Standards have just been published to help manufacturers comply. Food labelling is rarely more important than for vulnerable consumers – such as babies. It is no wonder, then, that manufacturers of infant formulas need to adhere to comprehensive national regulations and international standards like the...

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