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We represent manufacturers of high quality specialist nutritional and aseptically compounded products designed to meet the needs of people with special nutritional and medical requirements.

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We represent manufacturers of foods specifically tailored for individuals aged 0-3 years, including infant formula, follow-on formula, young child formula and complementary foods.

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We represent manufacturers of medical foods designed to help meet the nutritional or dietary needs of patients who are unable to achieve an adequate nutritional intake from normal foods.

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We represent manufacturers of parenteral nutrition, which provides nutrients and fluid to a patient by an intravenous route.

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We represent manufacturers of unlicensed, aseptically prepared intravenous (IV) solutions which are used to treat and/or manage a range of diseases, disorders and medical conditions.

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BSNA is the voice of the specialist nutrition industry in the UK

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World Food Safety Day 7 June - prepare for the unexpected

BSNA joins with colleagues at International Special Dietary Foods Industries (ISDI) to celebrate the sixth…

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BSNA joins global colleagues to welcome the new global standard on follow-up formula for older infants and products for young children

BSNA joins with our colleagues at International Special Dietary Foods Industries to welcome the revision…

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SNE statement on World Health Organization Guideline for complementary feeding of infants and young children

Specialised Nutrition Europe (SNE) has expressed concern about certain recommendations and the methodology employed by…

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Making disease-related malnutrition a priority for health and social care in the UK and worldwide – Malnutrition Awareness Week 2023

This week marks Malnutrition Awareness Week 2023 (6-12 November), led by the Malnutrition Taskforce and…

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Industry Response to The Lancet Series on Breastfeeding - Ensuring access to optimum nutrition requires a holistic approach

In a joint letter to the editor of The Lancet published today (4 August), the…

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Latest Blog

Feeding Tube Awareness Week 2024 - how tube feeds help people to live, grow and thrive!

This week marks the 2024 Feeding Tube Awareness Week (4-10th February 2024) taking place worldwide…

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Demanding more on nutritional care - BAPEN 2023 Annual Conference

On 28-29 November 700 delegates ascended to Edinburgh to attend the BAPEN 2023 Annual Conference…

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Bienvenue à Lyon - 45th ESPEN congress

ESPEN welcomed delegates to the 45th ESPEN congress on 11-14th September 2023…

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‘Value Share Engage’ - Home Artificial Nutrition (HAN) Week 7-13 August 2023

HAN Week 2023, run by the patient support group PINNT (Patients on Intravenous and Nasogastric…

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The Power of Concerted Efforts Against Malnutrition

The Optimal Nutritional Care for All (ONCA) campaign is a multi-stakeholder initiative to facilitate greater…

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The expenditure of disease-related malnutrition is estimated at £19.6bn/yr in England

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29.3% of infants born in England are exclusively breastfed at 6-8 weeks

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Parenteral nutrition is used by patients for a total of 1.2mn days/yr