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Essentially, Nestle has, time and time again, shown that they don't care about the people who consume their products.
Against all advisement, they gave formula to women in south Africa, saying it was to help reduce the spread of HIV. However, all health advisers told them NOT to do it, because in poor countries, like south Africa, children NEED to be nursed to even have a chance at being healthy, since it their water is contaminated, and formula would need to be mixed, as well as the fact that their food isn't as healthy, so they desperately need the nutrients from breastmilk, and the antibodies to fight disease.
Anyway, Nestle gave them formula anyway. The babies started getting sick from the consumption of lots more of the contaminated water, and the moms started watering it down to make it last longer, since they obviously couldn't afford to really buy more. So, their babies ended up sick and malnourished. They weren't advised that formula feeding would reduce their milk supply, so when they ran out, they had little to no milk, and a lot of the babies died.
Also, a family in Belgium sued Nestle because their daughter died from contaminated formula. They had LOST the suit, and Nestle said, in essence, "Due to the intrinsic composition of formula, deaths from rare contamination are to be expected and accepted."
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