Information page on the Nestle Boycott

The product boycott on transnational company, Nestle, which continued from 1974 to 1984, has been reinstated due to a perceived non-compliance by them to the World Health Organisation Code of Advertising of Milk Substitutes.

The following pages have been put together to give you access to New Zealand and international information which exists, so that you can decide whether to join the boycott, write to Nestle for clarification of allegations, or do nothing.

I have tried to find all online information, both for and against the boycott, but so far, there seems to be mainly information supporting it. I have found only one document refuting the concerns, from a Nestle representative: a reply to an article in green Irish magazine An Caorthann.

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Almost all of the information presented is from other sources, and I don't intend to get into debate over the validity of it. You can debate that directly with those responsible. However, if I have missed out online information, please let me know, and I will add it to the list. While I have my own feelings on the matter, I am not advocating that everyone must boycott Nestle products, that is a personal decision. Suffice it to say that there is concern in what I have found online, and a perceived threat to the well-being of many infants not on breastmilk, this coming from people who have no financial interest of their own in the situation.

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