Inside The White House's Spring Scramble To Contain The Baby Formula CrisisNew details on the administration's initial handling of the formula crisis could be crucial to understanding any future actions it takes to alleviate the shortage, particularly given that the Abbott plant in Michigan recently announced it was halting production again after severe flooding.
US Importing Baby Formula From Mexico To Ease ShortageTrucks contracted by the Department of Health and Human Services will drive about 1 million pounds of Gerber Good Start Gentle infant formula from a Nestlé plant to U.S. retailers, the White House said, nearly doubling the amount imported to the U.S. to date.
Abbott Restarts Michigan Baby Formula Plant Linked To ContaminationAbbott Nutrition has restarted production at the Michigan baby formula factory that has been closed for months due to contamination, the company said Saturday, taking a step toward easing a nationwide supply shortage expected to persist into the summer.
Biden Says He Didn't Understand How Big An Effect Abbott Plant Shutdown Would Have On Baby FormulaPresident Joe Biden conceded Wednesday he didn't understand how big of an effect the shutdown of an Abbott baby formula plant in Michigan and subsequent recalls would have on the baby formula supply until April.
City Of Dearborn Hosts Emergency Baby Formula Distribution EventDearborn Mayor Abdullah Hammoud said they are providing formula to as many families as possible. He said they are not trying to not solve the formula shortage but hopefully helping in the short term.
Second Shipment Of Baby Formula To Arrive In US, Abbott To Restart Plant June 4There is now a better idea of when more baby formula will show up in stores, as Abbott says it'll reopen the plant at the heart of a nationwide recall June 4.
78,000 Pounds Of Baby Formula Arrives In USA military plane carrying enough specialty infant formula for more than half a million baby bottles arrived Sunday in Indianapolis, the first of several flights expected from Europe aimed at relieving a shortage that has sent parents scrambling to find enough to feed their children.
FDA Head: Baby Formula Factory Could Reopen By Next WeekThe head of the Food and Drug Administration told lawmakers Thursday that a shuttered baby formula factory could be up and running as soon as next week, though he sidestepped questions about whether his agency should have intervened earlier at the plant at the center of the national shortage.
What We Know About Shuttered Baby Formula PlantAt the center of the nationwide baby formula shortage is a single factory: Abbott Nutrition's plant that has been closed for more than three months because of contamination problems.
Abbott Could Restart Baby Formula Plant Within 2 Weeks, Pending Court ApprovalIf a court approves the agreement, the company says, it could restart the site within two weeks. It would first resume the production of its specialty metabolic formulas EleCare and Alimentum, followed by Similac and other formulas.
Abbott Says Agreement Reached To Reopen Baby Formula PlantUnder fire from parents and politicians, President Joe Biden is offering formula manufacturers and retailers transportation and logistics support to ease the nationwide shortage of baby formula, as the administration works to bring the largest domestic plant back on line after it was shut down early this year due to safety issues.
Biden To Speak With Baby Formula Companies, Announce Steps To Address ShortagePresident Joe Biden on Thursday will speak with companies that manufacture and sell baby formula as well as announce new actions to address supply shortages, a White House official said.
FDA Says It Is 'Working Around The Clock' To Address Baby Formula ShortageWhite House press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday that the US Food and Drug Administration is "working around the clock" to address the baby formula shortage, as manufacturers say they're producing at full capacity and making as much formula as they can -- but it's still not enough to meet current demand.
The Baby Formula Supply Problem Is Getting Worse, Officials SayFor months stores nationwide have been struggling to stock enough baby formula. Manufacturers say they're producing at full capacity and making as much formula as they can, but it's still not enough to meet current demand.
Whistleblower Told FDA About Baby Formula Plant Months Before RecallWhat happened at the Abbott Nutrition Plant in Sturgis, Michigan? That's still the big question after the company recalled three popular brands of powdered infant formula back in February.