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Download our leaflet on why to boycott Fairtrade KitKat. You could ask people to send letters to Nestlé as part of our Campaign for Ethical Marketing. If you would like to give a talk yourself you might like to download a powerpoint presentation and a short presentation to adapt for your own use the text has been checked to be legally accurate — please take care if adding information of your own.
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To tell people about the boycott by email, you could cut and paste the following text and adapt it to send to your friends, family and colleagues. According the the World Health Organisation WHO improving breastfeeding practices could prevent , child deaths every year.
Despite this Nestlé continues to push its baby milks in breach of international standards. Nestlé is the largest of the baby milk companies. Monitoring by groups on the ground around the world shows Nestlé systematically violates the marketing requirements and drives down standards for the industry as a whole.
The boycott has forced some changes from the company, but it is still a long way from complying. Campaigners are also working for laws. Nestlé can comply when it is given no choice.
You can find out more information and look at the evidence yourself on the Baby Milk Action website at:. It is important to tell Nestlé you will be boycotting it until it accepts and acts on the plan put to it by boycott groups for saving infant lives. For further information on what has been achieved thanks to pressure from the boycott and why it continues to be important, click here.
If you would like leaflets and petition sheets in quantity, contact us. Find out more by reading our year report. You can help this work further by becoming a member of Baby Milk Action. Expensive baby foods can also increase family poverty. Poverty is a major cause of malnutrition.
Evidence of Nestlé malpractice If you doubt that Nestlé is doing anything wrong, see the monitoring evidence in our Campaign for Ethical Marketing section.
Supporting the boycott You can register your support for the boycott via our contact page. Keep us informed of your activities. It can help to generate international media coverage. A article in The Guardian highlighted aggressive marketing practices by Nestlé in Bangladesh.
The Council of Canadians , a social action organization, launched a boycott in September in response to the company outbidding a small town aiming to secure a long-term water supply through a local well, stressing the need for bottled water industry reform as the country battles drought and depletion of ground water reserves.
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