The Nestle Boycott

In July 1977 US campaigners launched a boycott against Nestle over the sale of baby milk. The action was prompted in part by the publication of 'The Baby Killer' report.

In July 1977 US campaigners launched a boycott against Nestle over the sale of baby milk. The action was prompted in part by a publication by the British campaign charity, 'War on Want' of 'The Baby Killer' report. It highlighted problems arising from the use of baby milk formula in the developing world. We hear from the author of the report about his findings and his meeting with Nestle.

Photo: Mother and baby feeding in Kenya 1975. Courtesy of BBC Panorama.

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