U.S. to allow baby formula imports amid nationwide shortage

FILE PHOTO: Empty shelves show a shortage of baby formula in San Antonio

By Ahmed Aboulenein and Eric Beech WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The United States will allow baby formula imports from foreign makers that do not usually sell their products here, the Food and Drug Administration said on Monday, as it tries to ease a nationwide shortage that has left parents scrambling to feed their babies. The temporary move… Continue reading U.S. to allow baby formula imports amid nationwide shortage

Abbott says shipped millions of cans of infant formula from Ireland

FILE PHOTO: Abbott Laboratories logo is displayed on a screen at the NYSE in New York

(Reuters) -Abbott Laboratories said on Friday it has air shipped millions of cans of infant formula powder into the United States from its facility in Ireland to address shortages here as it tries to reopen its Michigan manufacturing plant. The company said in a blog https://www.abbott.com/corpnewsroom/nutrition-health-and-wellness/abbott-update-on-powder-formula-recall.html it was shipping infant formula produced at its Cootehill,… Continue reading Abbott says shipped millions of cans of infant formula from Ireland