[Breast-milk substitutes: past and present].

@article{Ra1990BreastmilkSP,
  title={[Breast-milk substitutes: past and present].},
  author={Marina Ferreira R{\'e}a},
  journal={Revista de saude publica},
  year={1990},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={241-9}
}
The historical development of industrialized products used as breast-milk, substitutes a process begun in the 18th century, is studied. The marketing strategy currently adopted infant formula companies is stressed and the different commercial practices used in the search for new markets in third world countries are described. A warning is given as to the precise instructions giver for the use of the so-called breast-milk substitutes, and the attention of health professionals and consumer groups… CONTINUE READING

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