Thewliss said: “I believe it is vitally important that parents get accurate information on the contents of formula milk and the best way to prepare it safely. At present there is a worrying lack of independent scrutiny of infant and young child formula, as well as growing frustration about the industry marketing tricks and misleading claims being pushed on parents and health professionals alike.” … [Read more...] about MPs back fresh curbs on ‘misleading’ formula milk marketing claims
The children have prepared a list that I quote verbatim: A half-case of beer; gin and whisky (supplied by a friendly bootlegger), Dad's rum (sneering at my choice of sundowner), wine -- red and white -- vodka; tonic water, juices, colas, soda; chips, nachos, peanuts, other 'thingies' to munch; jam, butter, mayonnaise, ketchup; 'assorted' breads, two-minute noodles, ditto pasta; coffee powder, cocoa, powder milk; cans and jars of foodstuff -- baked beans, sweet corn, cornflakes; enough pre-prepared food (rice, curries, sandwiches, parathas) for a party. … [Read more...] about Much awaited getaway from the lockdown
— South Korea reported 33 new cases of COVID-19 as its prime minister called for vigilance ahead of the summer holiday season. The figures announced by the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention brought the caseload to 13,512 cases, including 289 deaths. Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun urged people to avoid crowded areas, maintain distance with others and wear masks as they travel to beaches and other areas during the holiday season. … [Read more...] about Asia Today: Another spike brings India past 900,000 cases
The rebels have acknowledged just four virus cases, leaving aid workers, local health officials and doctors to warn the outbreak was far worse than authorities would admit. Scores of people suffering from COVID-19 symptoms in the Houthi-controlled north have died in recent weeks, overwhelming one of the capital’s largest cemeteries. … [Read more...] about The Latest: India’s virus cases jump by another 28,000
Yet the immediate question is not for the Labour party, but for all of us: the Conservatives are always seen as the party of economic credibility. Even when, as now, they score lower on every other quality necessary for government – honesty, competence, decisiveness – they are still, dispiritingly, the party we trust with the chequebook. Yet, if you were asked to say who had dreamed up which policy, between chancellor Sunak and John McDonnell, very often the only way you’d know would be that the Tory plan, unlike the Labour one, was not properly costed. … [Read more...] about If the Tories have ‘economic credibility’, what on earth does it mean?