Justice Department investigating Abbott baby formula plant

Justice Department investigating Abbott baby formula plant

The US Justice Department is investigating the Abbott Laboratories infant formula plant in Michigan that was shut down for months last year due to contaminationthe company confirmed. The factory’s closure in February 2022 was a key cause of a nationwide baby formula shortage that forced parents to seek formula from food banks, friends and doctor’s … Read more

Roe v. Wade was top health story on voters’ minds this year: analysis

Roe v. Wade was top health story on voters’ minds this year: analysis

The US Supreme Court overturning the constitutional right to abortion was the top health-care story on voters’ minds this year, according to a Morning Consult analysis published Monday. The survey firm reported about 71 percent of voters said they heard “a lot” about the high court’s controversial ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, … Read more

Richmond, Va. removes its last Confederate statue: CBS News Flash Dec. 13, 2022

Richmond, Va.  removes its last Confederate statue: CBS News Flash Dec.  13, 2022

Richmond, Va. removes its last Confederate statue: CBS News Flash Dec. 13, 2022 – CBS News Watch CBS News Richmond, Va. had more Confederate statues than any U.S. city two years ago. But the former capital of the Confederacy removed its last city-owned Confederate statue Monday. Five batches of ByHeart baby formula have been voluntarily … Read more

FDA blames baby formula crisis on outdated systems, training

FDA blames baby formula crisis on outdated systems, training

An internal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) report examining what went wrong with the federal government’s response to the infant formula shortage earlier this year found 15 different areas where the FDA could have better managed the crisis. The report from Steven Solomon, director of the FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine, recommended the agency update … Read more

Reduced Lactose Baby Formula May Raise Risk of Obesity Later

Reduced Lactose Baby Formula May Raise Risk of Obesity Later

September 8, 2022 — Parents who give their infants lactose-reduced infant formula may be setting their children up for an increased risk of obesity in toddlerhood, new research shows. Researchers have long established that infants who drink infant formula instead of breast milk already carry an increased risk of obesity. But the new study found … Read more

Baby Formula Production Resumes At Abbott’s Michigan Plant After Flooding – CBS Tampa

Baby Formula Production Resumes At Abbott’s Michigan Plant After Flooding – CBS Tampa

STURGIS, Mich. (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) – After a three-week shutdown, the Abbott formula plant in Sturgis, Michigan, resumed production of EleCare formula on July 1. The shutdown was caused by flooding from severe storms, a company spokesperson said on Saturday . A previous months-long closure of the plant had helped drive a … Read more

Abbott’s Michigan baby formula plant resumes production after lengthy shutdown

Abbott’s Michigan baby formula plant resumes production after lengthy shutdown

Production of baby formula has resumed at the Abbott Nutrition factory in Michigan whose February shutdown over contamination contributed to a national shortagea company spokesman said. Damage from severe thunderstorms including flooding had forced the Sturgis plant to halt operations in mid-Junejust two weeks after restarting production with additional sanitizing and safety protocols. Production of … Read more

The FDA Is Setting Up A Process To Allow Foreign Formula Manufacturers To Permanently Sell Products In US – CBS Tampa

The FDA Is Setting Up A Process To Allow Foreign Formula Manufacturers To Permanently Sell Products In US – CBS Tampa

SILVER SPRINGS, Md. (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) – The US Food and Drug Administration announced plans Wednesday to work with foreign formula manufacturers to allow them to permanently sell their products in the United States. “The need to diversify and strengthen the US infant formula supply is more important than ever. The recent … Read more

Weather delays reopening of baby formula plant

Weather delays reopening of baby formula plant

Abbott, a major baby formula manufacturer that produces the Similac brand of baby formula, on Wednesday announced that severe weather at its plant in Sturgis, Mich., Has caused the plant to cease production and will likely delay the production of new products there for at least a few weeks. The production of the company’s specialty … Read more