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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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Who's violating the Milk Code?
April 17, 2015

MILK. The World Health Organization and the Philippine Department of Health encourage mothers to breastfeed. The Milk Code promotes this, but is continuously being violated.

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Why protect the Milk Code?
April 17, 2015

BREASTFEEDING. Exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months and continued breastfeeding with adequate complementary feeding alone were estimated to prevent almost one-fifth of under-five deaths in developing countries like the Philippines

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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.

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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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