Working Mothers Support Passage of Revised Milk Code
June 07, 2012
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.”
On amending the milk code
May 04, 2012
Formula milk companies are once again attempting to revise the Philippine Milk Code or Executive Order 51, signed into law by President Corazon Aquino in 1986, and one which has severely limited these giant foreign firms’ operations, and consequently, their profits.