News Releases ::
October 29, 2002
Greenpeace and INFACT Canada.
Greenpeace and INFACT find contaminated baby food sold at Loblaws
“Loblaws is force feeding GE food with health risks to our children”.
Special health risks of genetically engineered (GE) food for infants and
October 18, 2002
West Nile Virus And Breastfeeding.
to the editor of the Medical Post from Chairperson of The INFACT Canada
Board of Directors, Dr. Jack Newman regarding the press reports relating to
West Nile virus and breastfeeding.
October 16, 2002
Allergies, Asthma and Money
Despite attempts through the media to portray breastfeeding as a risk factor
to the development of asthma and allergies, a review of the scientific
literature affirms the opposite. Breastfed children have a significantly
reduced incidence of asthma and allergies.
Resolution!!! World Health Assembly Resolution 55.25.
Reuters Health News article
Conference at the WHA, highlighting the INFACT Canada monitoring report, Out
of the Mouths of Babes: How Canada's Infant Foods Industry Defies World
Health Organization Rules and Puts Infant Health at Risk.
Low cost, creative initiatives are key to improved health care.
In response to the Romanow Commission
on the Future of Health Care in Canada, INFACT Canada was pleased to submit
its recommendations. Central to the provision of a publicly funded,
universally accessible health care system, with an increased emphasis on
health promotion and disease prevention, is the support and protection of