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.
Posted on Oct. 2nd, 2017 at 9:45am
This past September saw a slew of natural disasters, from hurricanes to earthquakes. The Mead Johnson team responded quickly to requests for assistance, working closely with the American Red Cross as well as other aid organizations. Read on for an overview of our efforts.
Posted on Aug. 23rd, 2016 at 4:15pm
The torrential rains that began on August 12 dumped more than two feet of rain in 48 hours in parts of Louisiana and Mississippi. The resultant flooding has taken a heavy toll over the past couple of weeks, submerging homes and sending residents to emergency shelters.
Posted on Mar. 21st, 2016 at 10:45am
More than 70 families attended a public education event to learn about the importance of screening for metabolic disorders within the first few days of a newborn’s life.
Posted on Feb. 29th, 2016 at 10:15am
For some newborns, a simple heel prick can make the difference between a life lived to its full potential and one negatively impacted by metabolic disease. Mead Johnson has a long history of supporting newborn screenings and is issuing this special reminder in honor of Rare Disease Day.
Latest statistics show that six to eight percent (or 545 million people) of the world’s population are living with a rare disease.*
Posted on Feb. 16th, 2016 at 3:15pm
Mead Johnson received the Green Level 2 Award for our environmentally responsible initiatives in Thailand.
At Mead Johnson, our mission is to nourish the world’s children for the best start in life. That means innovating the best possible products for pediatric nutrition, while also helping to maintain a healthy world in which they can grow and thrive.
Posted on Jan. 27th, 2016 at 12:15pm
Click here to view a short film based on a true story about family whose child was diagnosed with an Inborn Error of Metabolism. The movie was produced by Adrian Kwan Shun-fai, an award-winning movie director in Hong Kong.
Posted on Dec. 22nd, 2015 at 12:45pm
Yuletide season is upon us at Mead Johnson U.S. This year, our caring employees again came together to fulfill holiday wishes – from pajamas and shoes to race cars and dolls – for needy infants and young children in our communities. As we gear up for the holidays, we wanted to share a few stories highlighting how our Mead Johnson family is helping others.
Generosity Shines in Evansville
Posted on Dec. 18th, 2015 at 10:30am
Mead Johnson employees in Glenview handmade just over 100 keepsake blankets for preemies born at three area hospitals – Edward Hospital, Elmhurst Memorial Hospital and Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.
When preemies emerge into the world, their parents often find themselves caught in a whirl of doctors, strange-looking life-saving machines and helplessness. It may be days – or in some cases months – before parents can cuddle their little bundles of joy for the first time.
Posted on Nov. 17th, 2015 at 10:45am
Each year, Mead Johnson and nonprofit Hand to Hold partner to give the NICU Heroes Award, celebrating Neonatal Intensive Care Unit professionals. Parents of infants and children who have spent time in the NICU nominate health care professionals who impacted their lives. We are sharing these inspirational stories on November 17, in recognition of World Prematurity Day.
Posted on Nov. 9th, 2015 at 10:15am
United Way and Mead Johnson volunteers clean and paint furniture to improve the Republica del Peru school kitchen.
At the Republica del Perú school and daycare in Lima, children choose activities based on their mood and interests. They can jump and run on the playground, build structures with blocks, or interact with other children to express their creativity.