Dec 1, 2023, 12:13 PM EDT
The Department of Justice announced an investigation into Abbott Laboratories' Michigan plant which was at center of a nationwide formula shortage in 2022.
While stocking rates of baby formula have slowly been improving, certain supply is still struggling to rebound.
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.
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.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that 1.25 million cans of baby formula will be delivered to the United States within the coming weeks and months.
Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., is questioning Abbott Laboratories' business practices after the shutdown of one of the company's plants exacerbated the baby formula shortage in the U.S.
While the U.S. is likely months away from seeing more baby formula back on the shelves, one company is looking to help fill the gap.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday that "there might be need for indictment" over the ongoing baby formula shortage in the U.S.
The secretary of agriculture wrote a letter to the CEO of Abbott Laboratories on Friday, expressing “grave concern” of the nationwide availability of baby formula amid a deepening shortage that is leaving Americans scrambling to find the product.
Abbott Nutrition said Friday it has bolstered production at its baby formula manufacturing plants in Ireland and Michigan in an effort to ease the shortages exacerbated by the shutdown of its