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By Renee Summers
Telegram Reporter 

National Baby Formula Shortage Leaving Parents Concerned About Supply

 

National and state governments along with local organizations are seeking to help parents in need of baby formula.

The pandemic-related supply chain disruption along with a recall of powdered infant formulas produced in Michigan combined to create frustration and uncertainty in parents whose infant children rely on commercially-made formula. Earlier this year in February, Abbott announced a recall of three infant formulas produced in its Sturgis, Michigan facility after receiving reports of a bacterial infection in several babies. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)'s Coordinated Outbreak Response and Evaluation (CORE) Network, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other st...



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