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ProPublica releases records and interviews revealing U.S. government favoring formula industry marketing

On March 21, 2024, ProPublica published a scathing story about the U.S. interference of the protection, support and promotion of breastfeeding and of the WHO Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes.

Government documents obtained by ProPublica show a stark rift between trade and health officials over international efforts to regulate toddler milk. The records provide a rare, candid glimpse into U.S. policymaking around children’s health.

The full story can be read here.

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