How infant formula companies bought China

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Friday, November 08, 2013

Reuters: An investigation reveals that global infant formula companies have found ways to skirt and violate a 1995 Chinese code barring promotion of formula in hospitals.

Until very recently, enforcement of China's 1995 regulation had been rare. Neither WHO nor UNICEF can point to a single instance where fines had been imposed since it was introduced. Reuters contacted five prominent Chinese law firms and - underlining the regulation's obscurity in Chinese legal circles - not one was familiar with it.

 

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