Buying Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. is one way for Danone to break Nestle SA’s lock on the baby-food industry.
The shareholder activism that’s encouraging asset sales at DuPont Co. and Dow Chemical Co. in the U.S. has the potential to spread to Europe’s chemical industry, according to an executive at Cevian Capital AB.
H.J. Heinz Co.’s strategy to build an infant-formula business in China may include buying a regional baby-food maker, according to an analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co.
Nestle SA, the Swiss company said to be preparing a bid for Pfizer Inc.’s baby-food unit, may aim to regain momentum in China’s infant formula market by acquiring the maker of SMA Gold.
A chemical linked with prostate cancer and infertility should be eliminated from cans and plastics used to package food for babies and young children, a consumer advocacy group said.
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