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this research article from the bmj about feeding babies coffee creamer made me really sad

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hoxtonchick Wed 10-Sep-08 20:50:10

here. this is not an anti formula thing, it's an anti-nestle thing & their despicable practices in developing countries.

ilovemydog Wed 10-Sep-08 20:56:46

Oh my god!

And nestle's reponse is.....

hoxtonchick Wed 10-Sep-08 20:57:47

it's just outrageous isn't it.

noonki Wed 10-Sep-08 20:59:48

that's why I don't buy nestle

liath Wed 10-Sep-08 21:00:35


I must make more effort to boycot nestle, that is dreadful.

controlfreakinfreaky Wed 10-Sep-08 21:01:35

that is so awful. makes me sad and v cross. hi there hc!

wheresthehamster Wed 10-Sep-08 21:02:19

Sorry, I'm being dim, where does it say it's a Nestle product? (I do hate them btw, I just want to make sure before I start ranting)

onepieceoflollipop Wed 10-Sep-08 21:03:56

That label is shock

So sad. sad

hoxtonchick Wed 10-Sep-08 21:04:18

hi cf, how is ds1 doing at big school?

wheresthehamster, the article doesn't actually mention nestle by name, but shows pictures of coffee creamer which you can see nestle v. clearly. will try & link to the picture here.

controlfreakinfreaky Wed 10-Sep-08 21:08:02

'tis early days hc but all going well so far.... the homework is a BIG shock for him poor love. coffee and cake sometime?

hoxtonchick Wed 10-Sep-08 21:10:46

oooh yes. how is tues 23rd for you? or is tues your phone day?

controlfreakinfreaky Wed 10-Sep-08 21:14:56

wil email you...

wheresthehamster Wed 10-Sep-08 21:17:59

Thanks for clearing that up!


hoxtonchick Wed 10-Sep-08 21:19:38

am really very cross indeed. and glad you're all agreeing with me!

corona Wed 10-Sep-08 21:26:28

That's awful. Makes me so so angry. How can they get away with it?

AuntieMaggie Wed 10-Sep-08 21:33:01

Nestle have had a bad reputation for years. Have a look here:

hoxtonchick Wed 10-Sep-08 21:39:14

oh i know it's not news auntie maggie, but they have been doing it for years & despite international outcry appear to have no intention of stopping.

Madlentileater Wed 10-Sep-08 21:41:29

why am i not surprised. As we say in this house, 'that's capitalism'

morocco Wed 10-Sep-08 21:47:44

rampant out of control capitalism with no laws to hold it back, though, madlentileater, so the worst kind

very very sad

Madlentileater Wed 10-Sep-08 21:52:26

is there another sort?

SoupDragon Wed 10-Sep-08 21:55:58

Why would they want to get mothers to buy the coffee creamer rather than their formula milk though?

liath Wed 10-Sep-08 22:08:39

I'd guess that becuase it's cheaper it's than proper formula it therefore sells more and overall makes more profit.

singingtree Wed 10-Sep-08 22:19:19

glad you posted this hc. it's so so awful (it's shreddies btw)

Eirlys Thu 11-Sep-08 04:00:32

this is so sad sad

and is a good kick up the arse to be vigilant with my Nestle boycott.

hoxtonchick Thu 11-Sep-08 09:18:48

loving the new name st

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