Abbott Labs under criminal investigation over baby formula shortage: Report
The Department of Justice announced an investigation into Abbott Laboratories' Michigan plant which was at center of a nationwide formula shortage in 2022.
Recalled Fisher-Price sleeper now linked to roughly 100 deaths, CPSC says
Fisher-Price and the CPSC “reannounced” a recall of Rock ‘n Play Sleepers on Monday, saying that eight fatalities have occurred after the initial recall announcement.
Mockingbird recalls nearly 150,000 single-to-double strollers due to fall hazard
Mockingbird has announced a recall of its Single-to-Double Strollers after receiving reports that cracks could form in the frame, posing a fall risk to children.
Baby formula shortage stretches into eighth month
While stocking rates of baby formula have slowly been improving, certain supply is still struggling to rebound.
Inflation complications: Parents struggle to afford baby supplies, nonprofits stepping up to help
The recent inflation surge has hit the baby supplies industry, and families are struggling, but nonprofits are stepping in to help.
Abbott recalls several ready-to-feed liquid baby formula
Abbott is recalling several of its ready-to-feed baby formula products due to a bottle defect that could result in the product being spoiled.
Michigan Abbott plant restarts production of Similac baby formula
The United States' largest producer of baby formula, Abbott Nutrition, announced that it will restart production of Similac formula at its Michigan plant.
Biden administration attempts to diversify US baby formula market amid shortage
The FDA announced on Wednesday their continued efforts to diversify the baby formula market by allowing foreign manufacturers to continue to export formula to the U.S.
FDA says 696,000 cans of Australian baby formula will be available this summer
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that more than half a million cans of baby formula from Bellamy's Organic, an Australian baby food brand, will become available this summer.
Baby formula shortage: Abbott to import formula from Spain this summer
Abbott Laboratories announced Tuesday it will begin importing baby formula from a manufacturing facility in Spain to the U.S. to ease domestic shortages.
Breast milk banks struggle to meet demand as baby formula shortage sparks increase in orders
Breast milk banks face a surge in demand as an alternative to baby formula. A supply chain backlog has made it hard to get bottles and caps to suppliers on time.
Baby formula out-of-stock rate increased to over 73% nationwide by end of May
The out-of-stock rate for baby formula continues to rise as companies, including Abbott Nutrition, work to get the critical product in the hands of parents across the nation.
Baby formula shortage: Out-of-stock rates surge to 70%
The baby formula crisis is expected to grow worse before it gets better according to new data. The out-of-stock rate for formula rose to 70% nationwide last week.
Parents needing baby formula are targeted by scammers during national shortage
Scammers are taking advantage of parents in desperate need of baby formula, as the Biden administration tries to manage the crisis affecting families across the country.
FDA head will explain holdups in inspection of baby formula facility amid shortage
FDA chief Robert Califf will address concerns from Congress about the nationwide baby formula shortage as lawmakers investigate the details of what led to the shortage.
BBB warns against baby formula scams amid national shortage: 'Scammers are watching'
Baby formula scams could be on the rise as the shortage becomes a nationwide crisis, the BBB warns saying, "Online shopping scams are the riskiest."
Biden admin’s ‘bureaucratic bungling' made baby formula shortage worse, CEO who rescued GM says
CEO and corporate recovery expert responsible for turning around General Motors in 2009 blames the Biden administration’s ‘bureaucratic bungling’ and a host of corporate and government ‘screw ups’ for exacerbating the infant formula crisis.
Baby formula shortage: Abbott and FDA reach deal on reopening plant amid nationwide shortage
Abbott Nutrition said Monday that it has reached a deal with the FDA to reopen an infant formula plant in Michigan that has been shut down amid the nation's ongoing shortage.
Baby formula by the numbers: Facts about the multibillion dollar industry
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it will take “important steps” to remedy the nation’s baby formula supply chain after American parents and pediatricians made their concerns known about the current formula shortage.
National baby formula shortage leaves moms desperate as doctors warn against long-term health effects
Some infants in America are going hungry because of a baby formula shortage. Stores just can't keep it in stock and mothers are getting desperate.