Off message - Man force-feeds baby milk of another species

A new report proves that breastfed babies become more intelligent, better-educated adults. So if the government really wants to boost the economy, it might consider a new breastfeeding strategy, rather than multimillion=-euro dairy plants for formula

12th April, 2015
Off message - Man force-feeds baby milk of another species
Just as Kenny was appearing with baby and bottle in hand and euro signs in his eyes, a major long-term study on the long-term effects of breastfeeding was reporting its findings

‘Man force-feeds baby milk of another species’ the newspaper headline should have read. It could have been up there with ‘Freddie Starr ate my hamster’, but the actual headline, ‘Enda Kenny: 2015 is the year of rural recovery’, was less emotive, and somewhat further from the truth.

While the words left me glassy eyed, the picture stopped me on the page. “What the? Somebody call the lactivationists!” I thought, gawking...

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