Rundall, Policy Director of Baby Milk Action, has been appointed
an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the New Year's
Honours List 2000 for services to infant nutrition.
1st January 2000
1980, Patti Rundall has co-ordinated the work of Baby Milk
Action, including the long-running campaign against Nestlé,
the world's largest food company, which continues to market
baby milk and foods products irresponsibly.
World Health Organisation and UNICEF estimate that reversing
the decline in breastfeeding could save the lives of 1.5
million infants every year and call on companies to abide
by the marketing requirements set out in World
Health Assembly Resolutions.
Milk Action, works to protect breastfeeding and infant health
and is the UK member of the global network, IBFAN.
For the last 20 years it has lobbied for effective and transparent
European and global controls which implement WHA Resolutions and
which ensure that health and the rights of women and children
are not forgotten in the drive to increase trade.
further information contact: Patti
Rundall, Baby Milk Action, 23 St Andrew's St, Cambridge,
3AX, UK. Tel: + 44 (0)1223 464420 Fax:+ 44 (0)1223 464417