Report

May 16 2021

The baby brands turning Indonesian Instagram into free formula ads

In this in-depth investigative report, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism documents how multinational baby formula companies, such as Nestlé and Danone, are using social media to market to consumers in South East Asia in ways that raise serious concerns they may violate the BMS Code. 

Brief

May 16 2021

legislation policy brief cover

Legislation to Protect Breastfeeding in Viet Nam: A Stronger Decree 21 Can Improve Child Nutrition and Reduce Stunting

Adopted in 2006, Decree 21 aimed to support optimal infant and young child feeding (IYCF) by limiting how and where breast milk substitutes can be promoted.

Brief

May 16 2021

Why National Policies Should Support Breastfeeding: The Benefits of Breast Milk vs. Infant Formula

Exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life is the single most effective intervention for preventing child deaths.

Presentation

May 16 2021

media scan Thailand

Media Scan presentation: Thailand

This media scan conducted in Thailand is based on a review of print, online and broadcast advertisements and news and posts on Facebook that mention breastmilk substitutes, bottles and dummies, and breastfeeding. The scan highlighted numerous violations of the BMS Code.

Report

May 16 2021

media scan of Cambodia

Media Scan: Cambodia

The BMS industry uses advertisements and news articles in the media to promote its products. This media scan of Cambodia conducted in 2015 highlights the prevalence of these promotional efforts, which often violate the BMS Code.

Report

May 16 2021

Media Scan: Indonesia

The BMS industry uses advertisements and news articles in the media to promote its products. This media scan of Indonesia conducted in 2015 highlights the prevalence of these promotional efforts, which often violate the BMS Code.

 
Newsletter