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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…

Advertising Standards Authority rules against Kendal Nutricare Ltd advertising of infant formula

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has today published a ruling against Kendal Nutricare Ltd, judging…

BSNA welcomes publication of new Government early years report: The Best Start in Life: A vision for the 1,001 Critical Days

BSNA responds to the Government's early years development vision, launched today by Andrea Leadsom MP…

Latest Blog

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…

Tipping The Balance - the role of medical foods in managing the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the unprecedented expansion of and challenge to critical care…

Newly formed IDDSI UK Reference Group

BSNA members hope to bring expert medical nutrition product knowledge to contribute to the newly…

Micronutrient malnutrition across the life course, sarcopenia and frailty 8-9 December 2020

MEPs call on European Commission and EU Member States to include nutrition and nutritional care in all EU health programmes

At the EU4Nutrition LIVE event earlier this months, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) Mr…

Feeding Tube Awareness Week 2020

BSNA supports the positive use of feeding tubes to ensure access to nutrition for those…

BAPEN 2019 Annual Conference

The BAPEN 2019 Annual Conference took place on 26 and 27 November in Belfast, with…

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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

Coeliac disease affects 1 in 100 people

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