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RCN endorses BSNA’s resources on parenteral nutrition: ensuring high quality throughout preparation, supply and administration

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) now endorses the British Specialist Nutrition Association’s animation and…

European expert groups launch urgent plan for optimal nutritional care for all cancer patients at ESPEN Congress 2021

A joint report launched by expert groups at the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and…

Further ruling by Advertising Standards Authority against Kendal Nutricare Ltd for breaches of infant formula advertising rules

Following a ruling against Kendal Nutricare Ltd in April this year, the Advertising Standards Authority…

Prioritising nutritional care in the Health and Care Bill 2021

As the Health and Care Bill passed through its Second Reading stage in the House…

The importance of medical nutrition at home

BSNA member companies supply patients who are unable to achieve adequate nutritional intake via food…

Industry calls on EU Commission to remove barriers to export into the EU of products containing Vitamin D3

Industry groups including BSNA have joined together to call on the EU Commission to remove…

World Food Safety Day: Celebrating the role of safe and nutritious food in providing for the ‎health and wellbeing of people around the world‎

BSNA joins with International Special Dietary Foods Industries (ISDI) to support World Food Safety Day…

BSNA statement on Daily Mail article on the use of infant formula and baby foods

BSNA responds to an interview in the Daily Mail this week with Royal College of…

ACBS launch consultation on ONS policy

The Advisory Committee on Borderline Substances (ACBS) has today launched an open consultation on proposed…

Medical Nutrition International Industry invite proposals for €30.000 national grant

The Medical Nutrition International Industry (MNI) will award €30.000 to a national initiative or research…

Latest Blog

BAPEN Annual Conference 2021

This year’s BAPEN Annual Conference will be taking place virtually, from 29 November to 2 December!…

BSNA welcomes Global Nutrition Day 2021

Today is nutrition Day 2021 - a worldwide initiative to fight malnutrition in health care…

Tackling malnutrition through the Health and Care Bill 2021

On the final day of the fourth UK Malnutrition Awareness Week, with its theme of…

Ask, Look and Listen - UK Malnutrition Awareness Week 2021

BSNA is supporting the fourth UK Malnutrition Awareness Week (MAW), which is taking place 11-1…

European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) Congress 2021 (9-14 September)

ESPEN'S second virtual congress takes place this week with a wide variety of events, discussions…

Heavy metals and the diet of infants and young children: what you need to know

Baby food and drinks in the UK are amongst some of the most regulated and…

HOME ARTIFICIAL NUTRITION (HAN) WEEK 2021

HAN week 2021 is taking place 2-8 August and is a week dedicated to raising…

Arsenic: what you need to know - update July 2021

BSNA members manufacture products aimed specifically at infants and young children which are highly regulated…

World Safety Day - ‘Safe food now for a healthy tomorrow’.

The third annual World Food Safety Day takes place on 7 June 2021 on the…

New report from BSNA: Enabling informed decision making and respecting parent choices in infant feeding

A new report outlines the findings of a survey commissioned by BSNA to explore the…

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

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

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