The Battle of the Bottle: In Geneva it was the U.S. against the world

In Geneva it was the U.S. against the world

The outcome of last week's World Health Organization vote was never in doubt. Delegates to the WHO meeting in Geneva were considering an international code of conduct to restrict the advertising and marketing of baby formula, a processed, usually powdered substitute for mother's milk. The formula can lead to infant malnutrition and death when used improperly, so the WHO code had the support of doctors and government health officials all over the planet. The final tally was 118 to 1, a near miracle of consensus...

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