Episode 09: The Mogul
January 5, 2019
Bonus: The Convention
January 27, 2019
SEASON 02 // EPISODE 10
THE FORMULA

Nestlé Boycott of 1977 / Chinese Baby Milk Scandal

An international boycott ensues after a multinational corporation is accused of contributing to the deaths of millions of infants around the world.

Prelude: Baby milk tainted with an industrial chemical leads to over 300,000 illnesses and 6 deaths in China.


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Performed by Ethan Helfrich (Rest You Sleeping Giant )


SOURCES

http://archive.babymilkaction.org/pages/history.html
https://www.businessinsider.com/nestles-infant-formula-scandal-2012-6
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https://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/23/world/asia/23milk.html


An international boycott ensues after a multinational corporation is accused of contributing to the deaths of millions of infants around the world.