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Title: Global standard for the composition of infant formula: Recommendations of an ESPGHAN Coordinated International Expert Group
Authors: Koletzko, B.
Baker, S.
Cleghorn, G.
Fagundes Neto, Ulysses [UNIFESP]
Gopalan, S.
Hernell, O.
Hock, Q. S.
Jirapinyo, P.
Lonnerdal, B.
Pencharz, P.
Pzyrembel, H.
Ramirez-Mayans, A.
Shamir, T.
Turck, D.
Yamashiro, Y.
Ding, Z. Y.
Univ Munich
SUNY Buffalo
Univ Queensland
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Ctr Res Nutr Support Syst
Umea Univ
Natl Univ Singapore
Mahidol Univ
Univ Calif Davis
Hosp Sick Children
Fed Inst Rick Assessment
Inst Nacl Pediat
Meyer Childrens Hosp
Univ Lille
Juntendo Univ
Beijing Childrens Hosp
Keywords: bottle feeding
food standards
infant food
infant formula
infant nutrition
nutritional requirements
Issue Date: 1-Nov-2005
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Citation: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, v. 41, n. 5, p. 584-599, 2005.
Abstract: The Codex Alimentarius Commission of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) develops food standards, guidelines and related texts for protecting consumer health and ensuring fair trade practices globally. the major part of the world's population lives in more than 160 countries that are members of the Codex Alimentarius. the Codex Standard on Infant Formula was adopted in 1981 based on scientific knowledge available in the 1970s and is currently being revised. As part of this process, the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses asked the ESPGHAN Committee on Nutrition to initiate a consultation process with the international scientific community to provide a proposal on nutrient levels in infant formulae, based on scientific analysis and taking into account existing scientific reports on the subject. ESPGHAN accepted the request and, in collaboration with its sister societies in the Federation of International Societies on Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, invited highly qualified experts in the area of infant nutrition to form an International Expert Group (IEG) to review the issues raised. the group arrived at recommendations on the compositional requirements for a global infant formula standard which are reported here.
URI: http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/28517
ISSN: 0277-2116
Other Identifiers: http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.mpg.0000187817.38836.42
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