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executive order no. 51

The aim of the Code is to contribute to the provision of safe and adequate nutrition for infants by the protection and promotion of breastfeeding and by ensuring the proper use of breastmilk substitutes and breastmilk supplements when there are necessary, on the basis of adequate information and through appropriate marketing and distribution.

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Why protect the Milk Code?
March 05, 2015

MANILA, Philippines – About 3 in every 10 children, aged 6 months to 5 years old, are suffering from chronic undernutrition in areas heavily damaged by Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), according to a post-Yolanda nutrition survey.



Working Mothers Support Passage of Revised Milk Code
June 07, 2014

Manila, Philippines - With the battle against infant and young child malnutrition raging on, women’s group Working with Working Mothers (WOW-Mothers) fully supports the efforts to revise and reform Executive Order 51, otherwise known as the Milk Code. Since its enactment in 1986, the Milk Code has been at the forefront in the promotion and support of breastfeeding.



Amending the Milk Code
June 04, 2012

I did not expect to receive an avalanche of emails in reaction to my article in this column entitled “An alarming House Bill.”




The Management of National Halal Certification & International Relationship in Halal Industry
February 01, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was given a chance to participate in the training programme entitled “The Management of National Halal Certification and International Relationship in Halal Industry” held on 16 to 29 November 2014 at the Institut Latihan Islam Malaysia (ILIM), Selangor, Malaysia.





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