Reckitt Benckiser t/a Mead Johnson Nutrition
Who are you and what do you do?
For over 110 years, Mead Johnson Nutrition has been a global leader in pediatric nutrition. We develop, manufacture, market and distribute more than 70 products in over 50 countries. Our mission is to nourish the world’s children for the best start in life including for infants with cow’s milk allergy (CMA). Our formulas are the world’s leading brand for CMA and our extensively hydrolysed formulas are supported by evidence from over 75 clinical studies and 75 years’ experience. Our team of experts focus on advancing scientific understanding, engaging with global experts and enabling innovation to inform the development of nutrition solutions. MJN has been part of RB (Reckitt Benckiser), a global health and hygiene company that has made it our responsibility and purpose to help people live healthier lives.
RB supports the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommendation for exclusive breastfeeding in the first six months of life and encourage continued breastfeeding up to two years and beyond. We support the introduction of safe, age appropriate nutritious complementary foods from six months of age.
Nutramigen LGG® 1-3: Nutramigen LGG® is a range of age-adapted, extensively hydrolysed, hypoallergenic formulas for the dietary management of infants and young children with mild to moderate cow’s milk allergy.
Nutramigen PURAMINO: Amino acid-based hypoallergenic formula for infants and young children with severe CMA and multiple food allergies. Suitable from birth.
Nutramigen LGG® and Nutramigen PURAMINO are foods for special medical purposes and must be used under medical supervision. Nutramigen LGG® is not recommended for premature and immunocompromised infants unless directed and supervised by a healthcare professional.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Breastfeeding is best for babies. Products of Mead Johnson must be used under medical supervision. LGG® is a registered trademark of Chr. Hansen A/S.
What are your business objectives with regards to allergy and supporting people with allergic disease?
At Mead Johnson/RB the health and development of infants and children is our sole concern. Our mission is to nourish the world’s children for the best start in life including for infants with cow’s milk allergy (CMA).
Why have you chosen to partner with Allergy UK?
At Mead Johnson/RB we are devoted to food allergy resolution and understand the importance that Allergy UK has in supporting parents with food allergy. Mead Johnson/ RB are proud to partner with Allergy UK to support the ongoing efforts in raising awareness and education to those with allergy in the UK.
What is the overall objective for the partnership?
Mead Johnson Nutrition/ RB are pleased to support Allergy UK on range of educational materials on Managing Cow’s Milk Allergy. The objective to provide educational information to support parents on the key milestones after receiving a diagnosis of cow’s milk allergy. With useful information on weaning, getting back to milk and future allergies. To raise awareness in actively managing cow’s milk allergy alongside their health care professional advice.