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The Lancet calls for an end to infant formula marketing

Peggy O'Mara

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On February 7, 2023, the Lancet, a peer-reviewed medical journal founded in England in 1823, published a three-paper series on the predatory tactics of the commercial infant formula industry. The Lancet is to be commended for recommending an end to the marketing of infant formula.

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Peggy O'Mara

Peggy O’Mara is an award winning journalist. She was the Editor and Publisher of Mothering Magazine for over 30 years. Her focus is Family, Health, and Justice.