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Food security for infants and young children: an opportunity for breastfeeding policy?

Salmon, Libby

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BACKGROUND Increased global demand for imported breast milk substitutes (infant formula, follow-on formula and toddler milks) in Asia, particularly China, and food safety recalls have led to shortages of these products in high income countries. At the same time, commodification and trade of expressed breast milk have fuelled debate about its regulation, cost and distribution. In many economies suboptimal rates of breastfeeding continue to be perpetuated, at least partially, because of a failure...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/94996
Source: International Breastfeeding Journal
DOI: 10.1186/s13006-015-0029-6

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