Formula production at Abbott’s Michigan plant delayed after flooding from severe storms

Production at the plant had restarted less than two weeks ago following a months-long closure that helped drive a nationwide formula shortage. “Severe thunderstorms and heavy rains came through southwestern…

Abbott baby formula: Former employee filed whistleblower complaint about Sturgis facility eight months before previously known

The complaint was filed February 16, 2021, and was passed on to Abbott and the US Food and Drug Administration three days later, the source said. The news was first…

How far will Operation Fly Formula shipments really go to fill America’s store shelves?

According to the White House, the first two Operation Fly Formula flights brought in 170,000 pounds of Gerber and Alfamino formulas. Subsequent announcements have included 300,000 pounds of two kinds…

Baby Formula Plant That Shut Down and Fueled Crisis Restarts Production

Abbott Nutrition, the company that fueled a national shortage of baby formula when it shut down a leading production plant in February because of contamination concerns, said on Saturday that…

More overseas infant formula coming to US next week as shortage continues

The infant formula is expected to be available for parents to purchase in the coming weeks, but many store shelves remain empty amid a shortage driven by supply chain issues…

US Begins Inquiry Into Industry’s Role in Infant Formula Supply Shortages

A severe shortage of baby formula has prompted the Federal Trade Commission to begin an inquiry into the industry’s consolidation and whether online resellers have taken advantage of desperate families…

More baby formula is heading to store shelves as early as this weekend

On Wednesday, 60 tons of formula landed at Dulles International Airport in Washington from Ramstein Air Base in Germany, the second shipment from Europe as part of the Biden administration’s…

Baby formula shortage causes families to have to ration formula

Holland has what’s known as tyrosinemia. It means that her body cannot metabolize a specific amino acid called tyrosine. To survive, she has to eat an extremely low protein diet…

Baby formula shortage: 2 children hospitalized in Memphis because their specialty formula is out of stock

The toddler, who had been in the hospital for about a week, was discharged Tuesday. The preschooler, who was admitted in April, remains in the hospital, according to a hospital…

Desperate families turn to hospitals when their hunt for formula comes up dry

In the next few days, doctors will start the process of admitting Alexis to the hospital to surgically implant a tube into her stomach so her parents can feed her…