Baby Formula Shortage Hits American Families

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An alarming shortage of infant formula has families struggling to find the products they need. The crisis has occurred for more than a year but was aggravated by a February recall of powdered formulas manufactured in one of Abbott Nutrition’s plants. Sens. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Jack Reed (D-RI) sent letters to the administration demanding to know what the FDA is doing to increase the production of formula and what the timeline looks like for parents in need.