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Increasing Number of Infants Allergic to Cow’s Milk

Increasing Number of Infants Allergic to Cow’s Milk

According to Auckland University, there has been an increase in the number of infants with "cow's milk protein allergy".

In order to find out further facts related to this matter, a study funded by the Auckland District Health Board and led by Auckland University adult and child allergy specialist Professor Rohan Ameratunga, will be carried out.

This study will find out the number of children suffering from cow's milk protein allergies, and common symptoms.

NZIER sees the government's nine-day fortnight scheme as an expensive waste

NZIER

If adhered to the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research latest report, the government's nine-day fortnight scheme may just be an expensive waste.

Today, a discussion document was released by the economic consultancy that focused at the most effective means of dealing with the rising unemployment rate.

The document said international research has shown direct job subsidies to be expensive and tended to be extremely inefficient at creating or retaining actual jobs.
 

Survey shows; more farmers getting pessimist

New Zealand farmers

New Zealand farmers are quite concerned over commodity prices and global market issues and many of them hold a viewpoint that the agricultural economy would worsen in the next 12 months. A new survey has put forward that there has been a 4% increase to 33% in those who think agricultural economy would worsen in the next 12 months, up from 29% at the last survey.

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