Requirements for the safety and nutritional adequacy of infant formula are set by legislation and aim for the best possible substitute for human milk with regard to growth, development and biological effects. This is, however, a continuous process and has to be supported by science-driven innovative activities of manufacturers and be confirmed by adequate clinical studies performed according to agreed standards.
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Biological effect, Composition, Human milk, Infant formula, Infant nutrition, Innovation, Safety, Scientific substantiation, Study design
|Authors||Przyrembel, Hildegard (Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Berlin, Germany), Antoine, Jean Michel (Danone Vitapole, Palaiseau, France), Hernell, O. (University Ume, Sweden), Turck, D. (University Lille, France), Underwood, E. (Wyeth, UK), Secretin, M.C. (Nestlé, France)|
|Keywords:||Biological effect, Composition, Human milk, Infant formula, Infant nutrition, Innovation, Safety, Scientific substantiation, Study design|