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Welcome to the Mead Johnson Journal. The journal serves as a global platform to share the latest news about our company, along with our perspective on developments and insights on breaking news related to children’s nutrition.

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  • Helping Families in Crisis, Keeping Children Safe

    Posted on Mar. 2nd, 2015 at 11:45am

    *Mead Johnson Nutrition supports Maryville Crisis Nursery in Chicago through product donations and volunteer efforts. We’ve invited Amy Kendal-Lynch, M.S., the Nursery’s director, to explain and highlight benefits provided by the facility. *

    Maybe you’re a parent of two children under the age of four and about to start a new job. You have no spouse, family or friends to watch your children and little time to arrange child care. How can you support your kids with no one to support you?

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  • Recognizing Families and Caregivers on Rare Disease Day

    Posted on Feb. 23rd, 2015 at 10:45am

    A doctor in Vietnam provides Minh Anh (center) and her family with Mead Johnson's metabolic formula to help manage her condition.

    Congenital metabolic disorders. These are rare diseases that may have limited awareness among people around the globe – yet, untreated, could have significant, life-long impacts on children and their families.

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  • Mead Johnson Donates $40,000 to Disaster Relief Efforts in Malaysia

    Posted on Jan. 27th, 2015 at 12:00pm

    In mid-December, a northeast monsoon ravaged Malaysia with torrential rain and unabated waves, displacing more than 250,000 families. The epic floods – the worst to hit Malaysia in more than a decade – pounded the country, rendering roads in many provinces unusable for families and rescue workers. Electricity and clean water have been scarce, and the doors to schools and businesses in hard-hit areas have been shuttered.

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  • Providing Relief to Families Hit by China Earthquake

    Posted on Aug. 25th, 2014 at 10:00am

    Soon after a deadly 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck China’s Yunnan province in August, Mead Johnson China rushed much-needed aid to the thousands of survivors in the disaster region through the China Women’s Development Foundation.

    As rescuers made their way through devastated villages that dot the province, Mead Johnson donated more than 26,000 cans of formula products worth about 3 million yuan – or nearly US $490,000 – to displaced families.

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  • Helping Parents Gird for the Battle Against GERD

    Posted on Aug. 7th, 2014 at 9:00am

    It is an all too familiar scene for many parents: They are enjoying a relaxing moment watching their baby contently nursing or bottle-feeding and then, inexplicably and unexpectedly, the infant spits up. And parents often worry: Is this normal, or a sign of something wrong?

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  • Mead Johnson's 2014 March of Dimes Campaign Hits New Record

    Posted on Jul. 28th, 2014 at 1:30pm

    In 2014, Mead Johnson’s U.S. employees and their families once again came together to support a great cause -- the March of Dimes and its ongoing campaign to prevent pre-term births, infant mortality and birth defects.

    Through fundraisers such as silent auctions and book and bake sales – as well as simple donations -- the U.S. team raised a record $124,000 this year. Over the past nine years, the company has contributed more than $600,000 to the March of Dimes.

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  • Commitment to Transparency Raises Profile - and Improves Rankings - of Mead Johnson's Sustainability Initiatives

    Posted on Jul. 21st, 2014 at 1:30pm

    When Mead Johnson launched its GreenVision 2020 environmental initiative five years ago, the focus has been on reductions – in energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, water usage, and waste sent to landfills. As we continue to reduce our environmental footprint, one aspect we’re committed to increasing is our communication around progress.

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  • Always Looking to the Future – Mead Johnson’s Chief Medical Officer on the Daily Inspiration of Working with Children

    Posted on Jul. 7th, 2014 at 11:30am

    In his distinguished career as a specialist in pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition, Dr. Colin Rudolph has treated thousands of children—some during critical times in their young lives. That experience has made him an advocate of finding new ways to help children grow and thrive through proper nutrition.

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  • A Bright Future: Managing Metabolic Disorders

    Posted on Jun. 25th, 2014 at 3:00pm

    Andrea Bastian is used to getting questions: Questions about her height, her slim frame, and even her eating habits.

    The questions don’t bother the college student from South St. Paul, Minnesota. She simply explains that she has a genetic disease, which means she can’t eat and drink certain things—such as certain meats and soft drinks.

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  • Leadership Evansville Honors Network of Women for Groundbreaking Education Program

    Posted on Jun. 17th, 2014 at 9:15am

    A leading civic organization in Evansville, Indiana recently lauded one of Mead Johnson’s employee activity groups for its groundbreaking initiative to introduce young women to careers in science.

    Leadership Evansville recently bestowed its 2014 Celebration of Leadership award in the Business/Organizations category to Mead Johnson’s Network of Women (NOW). The award recognized NOW’s Girls in Engineering, Math and Science (GEMS) immersion program at Tekkoppel Elementary School.

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