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BSNA CALLS FOR EVIDENCE BASED CHILD ORAL HEALTH DEBATE

BSNA has responded to The Lancet Series on Oral Health, published 17 July 2019.…

WHO Europe Region report: Commercial foods for infants and young children in the WHO European Region (2019)

BSNA notes the report published by WHO Europe Region on 15 July 2019. BSNA members…

Baby food companies support measures to improve infant health

Press release: BSNA responds to Public Health England’s Report on foods and drinks aimed at…

Celebrating World Food Safety Day

The first ever World Food Safety Day (WFSD) will be celebrated on 7 June 201…

The Introduction of Complementary Feeding

BSNA members recognise that current NHS start4life weaning recommendations are that weaning or complementing feeding…

Infant Nutrition Industry calls for balanced reporting in important baby feeding debate

BSNA members are disappointed that Channel 4 televised a very misleading episode of Dispatches on…

Hard to stomach – the malnutrition emergency in the NHS

Despite having the tools to prevent disease-related malnutrition, the UK is facing an increase in…

New EU Regulation on Foods for Special Medical Purposes

On 22 February 2019, the new European Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/128 on Foods for…

Report on malnutrition in NHS hospitals

On 28 January 2019, The Sun and The Daily Mail reported: ‘Starved to death -…

Industry Committed to Responsible Interaction with Healthcare Professionals and RCPCH

The infant formula manufacturer members of BSNA are committed to responsible interaction with healthcare professionals…

Latest Blog

BAPEN 2018 Annual Conference

The BAPEN 2018 Annual Conference took place on 20 and 21 November at Harrogate Convention…

World Prematurity Day 2018

World Prematurity Day is taking place on 17 November, raising awareness of premature birth.…

The Changing Face of Parenteral Nutrition in Oncology

Choosing the appropriate nutritional intervention can play an important role in the patient’s prognosis, wellbeing…

Coeliac Awareness Week 2018

BSNA supports Coeliac Awareness Week 2018…

Time to take food allergy seriously

As a parent, giving your child the best possible start in life is your number…

IDDSI in the UK - what does it mean?

The International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) came about to develop international standardised terminology and…

Need for Integrated Care to Help Us Stay Independent for Longer - New WHO Guidelines

Losing muscle is natural, but its rate of progression and effects don’t have to be…

Forgotten not Fixed: the increasing burden of malnutrition in England

The increasing number of cases of malnutrition in hospital and associated deaths reflect a system-wide…

BAPEN Annual Conference 2017

BSNA was proud to exhibit at the BAPEN Annual Conference 2017, which was also BAPEN’s…

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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