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[Correspondence] Health professional associations and industry funding—reply from Forsyth

The letter from Anthony Costello and colleagues1 shows the tangled web that has been woven by WHO to prevent food industry involvement in infant feeding policy and practice. This is despite the core statement within the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes, “affirming the need for governments, organisations of the United Nations system, non-governmental organisations, experts in various related disciplines, consumer groups, and industry to cooperate in activities aimed at the improvement of maternal, infant, and young child health and nutrition”.