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“For Nestlé, not all babies are equal” - The (Latest) Nestlé Baby Food Scandal

The world’s largest food and drink company, Nestlé, hit the headlines recently due to unethical practices with baby foods in countries in the global south: Asia, Africa and Latin America. But this isn’t their first rodeo. In this episode I discuss the original baby food scandal from the 1970s, which caused millions of excess infant deaths, and their latest moral failings.


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The original ‘The Baby Killer’ report from 1974

 

The 2024 Public Eye Investigation

 

Baby Milk Action Chronology

 

New Internationalist Babies Edition

 

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