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ADVOCACY 2018

 

  • World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi) India-2018

    FSSAI & IYNCI partnership "Diet4Life" posing threat to the health of millions of babies by undermining IMS Act

  • Letter submitted to Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) regarding FSAAI & IYNCI partnership "Diet4Life" posing threat to the health of million babies by undermining IMS Act. Annexure-1  Annexure-2.1   Annexure-2.2  Annexure-2.3  Annexure-3
  • Letter submitted to Vice Chairman, Niti Aayog, Chairperson, National Council on India's Nutrition Challenges, January 17,

    2018 regarding Key Nutrition policy for children, under-2 is under threat by

    actionof FSSAI, Needs

    High LevelIntervention to Stop.

  • Explanatory Note on Key Policy on Nutrition for Children Under-2, Under Threat by FSSAI Action
  • FSSAI has approved labels of foods for special medical purposes (FSMP) which mentions “ This is neither an infant milk substitute nor an infant food” thereby exempting these products from obeying provisions of the IMS Act. See:

    1. Labels approved by FSSAI for FSMP products by Abbott

    2. Labels approved by FSSAI for FSMP products by Danone - Nutricia

    3. Labels approved by FSSAI for FSMP products by Nestle

    4. Labels approved by FSSAI for FSMP products by Mead-Johnson

    5. Some of these products are being sold on online portals with a discount. See: Annexure-1Annexure-2

    6. Media coverages

    The Sunday Guardian25th Feb'18

    Rajasthan Patrika 26th Feb'1827th Feb'18

    The Times of India06th Mar'18

    7. FSSAI's Press Release on IEM Foods,26th Feb'18

    8. BPNI's Statement of Concern,06th Mar'18: FSSAI's Action to Exempt Special Foods From  Act