Formula milk powder version of capsule machine stirs debate on breastfeeding advice.

This article titled “Nestlé launches coffee-style machine for baby milk” was written by James Meikle, for guardian.co.uk on Thursday 26th May 2011 09.58 UTC

Nestlé has launched a baby formula milk version of its Nespresso capsule coffee machine, sparking fury from campaigners who say the multinational’s newest product will undermine the advice of the World Health Organisation (WHO) that babies under six months should be exclusively breastfed.

The company hopes its BabyNes system, for now sold only in Switzerland and involving single-serve formula milk powder capsules, bottles and machines that prepare the drink “at precisely the right dosage and temperature, at the push of a button, in less than one minute”, will replicate for parents what Nespresso (aided by George Clooney) has done for adult premium coffee drinkers.

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