Infant Formula

Infant formula debate as senators seek advertising ban

Infant formula debate as senators seek advertising ban

Senators sought to ban advertisements that aim to promote infant formula in a recently held (Wednesday, May 11) debate in...

May 13, 2022

Arla receives EU approval for infant-formula ingredient

Arla receives EU approval for infant-formula ingredient

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has officially given a positive opinion on the safety of Arla Foods Ingredients’ (AFIs’)...

March 11, 2022

Recall notice issued for US infant formula products over bacteria concerns

Recall notice issued for US infant formula products over bacteria concerns

A recall notice has been issued for specific batches of US infant formula products due to the possible presence of...

February 23, 2022

Arla to use its milk technology for infant formula

Arla to use its milk technology for infant formula

Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) is set to use its milk technology to develop organic infant formula at its plant in...

February 23, 2022

Danone Wexford produces Europe’s ‘first formula milk in tab format’

Danone Wexford produces Europe’s ‘first formula milk in tab format’

Danone has announced the launch of the “first ever formula milk in Europe to be sold in a pre-measured tab...

March 17, 2021

Guidance published on tighter rules for infant formula marketing

Guidance published on tighter rules for infant formula marketing

New guidance has been published for the infant formula industry regarding compliance with stricter food laws governing commercial communications to...

April 24, 2020

Minister opens new €20m dairy formula facility in Monaghan

Minister opens new €20m dairy formula facility in Monaghan

Newbaze Ireland’s new €20 million dairy formula facility was officially opened by Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys...

November 18, 2019

Cork scientists make butterfat breakthrough for baby formula

Cork scientists make butterfat breakthrough for baby formula

Scientists in Co. Cork have made a breakthrough in making cow’s milk in infant formula more suitable for babies. This...

February 22, 2018

Let’s not forget the proven link between oil and milk prices

Let’s not forget the proven link between oil and milk prices

With oil prices now riding on a three-year high and the prospect of further hikes to come, the mood music...

January 22, 2018

China’s dairy imports recovered ‘substantially’ in 2016

China’s dairy imports recovered ‘substantially’ in 2016

China’s dairy imports recovered substantially during 2016; however figures remain below 2014 levels, a year that saw speculation driving import...

January 20, 2017

Pigmeat and infant formula drive increase in EU agri-food export values

Pigmeat and infant formula drive increase in EU agri-food export values

Increases in the export value of pigmeat and infant formula have helped drive August EU agri-food export values up compared to...

October 24, 2016

19 arrested in China for selling expired milk powder

19 arrested in China for selling expired milk powder

Police in China have arrested 19 people after it was found that they were selling out-of-date milk powder from Fonterra....

October 24, 2016

Chinese demand for infant formula predicted to continue to grow

Chinese demand for infant formula predicted to continue to grow

The Chinese demand for infant formula is predicted to continue to grow, despite recent tightening of regulations by the Chinese...

August 12, 2016

Chinese distributor of Irish infant formula hit by milk powder scandal

Chinese distributor of Irish infant formula hit by milk powder scandal

One of the largest sellers of infant formula in China, Beingmate, has seen its profit predictions fall as it deals...

July 29, 2016

Danone sales rise 3.5%, infant nutrition a key sales driver

Danone sales rise 3.5%, infant nutrition a key sales driver

Danone has posted consolidated sales growth of 3.5% for the first quarter of 2016, compared to the corresponding quarter in...

April 19, 2016

Infant nutrition key to Nestle’s first quarter growth

Infant nutrition key to Nestle’s first quarter growth

Nestle has reported sales of CHF (Swiss Francs) 20.9 billion for the first-quarter (January to March) of 2016, with its infant...

April 14, 2016

A2 milk which takes Australian consumers by storm is years from Irish shelves

A2 milk which takes Australian consumers by storm is years from Irish shelves

A dairy company in Australia, which introduced a new type of milk in 2000 says the milk now accounts for...

March 13, 2016

China’s infant formula demand to increase by 10% – Rabobank

China’s infant formula demand to increase by 10% – Rabobank

Demand for infant milk formula in China is expected to increase by 10%, after China relaxed its one-child policy; allowing...

November 23, 2015