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US infant formula recalled
Anne O'Donoghue
Reckitt/Mead Johnson Nutrition is recalling 400g packs of Nutramigen LGG Stage 1 & 2.
1 November 2023 Markets
Dairy Trends: butter prices soar but powders steady
There was a sharp increase in butter prices this week on the European spot market, writes Aidan Brennan.
1 November 2023 News
Danone's earnings point to business as usual for Irish plants
No news is good news when it comes to Macroom and Wexford plants.
Up to 3% of milk pool hit by Wyeth closure
The Wyeth infant formula plant is to cease operating by the first quarter of 2026, Nestlé said.
25 October 2023 News
Dempsey at Large: Alarm bells for Irish dairy
Nestlé has not become the biggest food company in the world by accident.
25 October 2023 Viewpoints
Wyeth's closure was driven by the end of the baby-formula boom
High costs, collapsing margins and evaporating Chinese market make a perfect storm for Limerick company.
25 October 2023 News
Bitter taste from Mallow sugar sale
Beet Ireland’s decision to sell its Carlow site has focused political minds and prompted furious efforts to get the group to reconsider its decision.
25 October 2023 Dealer
Bord Bia disappointed at Nestlé’s plan to close Limerick plant
In recent years, import demand for infant milk formula in China has declined as the Chinese government has encouraged development in local manufacturing, Bord Bia said.
19 October 2023 News
Wyeth plant closure a casualty of changing Chinese demand and policy
China’s births have tumbled and local competition and supply have soared.
18 October 2023 News
Nestlé to close infant formula plant in Limerick
External trends have significantly affected demand for infant nutrition products in the greater China region, Nestlé said.
18 October 2023 News