RESEARCHERS of an American-based company have manufactured proteins from green algae that are the same as those naturally found in human breast milk. One of the proteins developed by Triton Algae Innovations...

A new piece of technology is allowing nursing mothers to easily monitor their baby’s feeding patterns and see exactly the amount of milk the baby has consumed. ‘Momsense’ works together with earset...

A University of Queensland study has found a genetic variation which impacts the composition of breastmilk and could have a lasting impact on a child’s gut health. Researcher, Paula Smith-Brown, said...

New Zealands tightens marketing restrictions for infant formula The New Zealand government’s Commerce Commission has authorised the Infant Nutrition Council’s (INC) new Code of Practice incorporating...

CHOICE says powdered milk marketing is “outlandish” Consumer group CHOICE has claimed that Aspen, Nestle and Nutricia are targeting unsuspecting parents with costly “junior milk” products, which...

Debate about infant formula marketing monitoring continues Paediatricians from Australasia’s largest specialist college, The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) have urged the Federal Parliament...

Garlic may be bad for the breath, but it’s good for babies and baby formula, according to a new study from the University of British Columbia. The study, published recently in the journal Applied and...

The mandatory addition of iodised salt to the majority of bread sold in Australia since 2009 has had a positive effect on the iodine status of Tasmania’s population, according to research published in...

Released for the first time as a stand-alone document, Australia’s new ‘Infant Feeding Guidelines’ were published today by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). Previously contained...

Australia’s largest manufacturing industry – the $100 billion food and grocery sector – will be encouraged to establish breastfeeding-friendly areas for mothers who return to work.As...