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Abbott, FDA Reach Deal to Reopen Shuttered Baby-Formula Plant

Posted on AllSides May 17th, 2022
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General News, Baby Formula, Abbott Nutrition, FDA
Kaylee Greenlee Beal/Reuters

Abbott Nutrition and the Food and Drug Administration announced a deal on Monday to reopen an Abbott processing plant to produce more baby formula amid a nationwide shortage.

Abbott said the plant can be operation within two weeks of receiving FDA approval, but it will take six to eight weeks for baby formula produced at the plant to arrive on store shelves.

Abbott closed the facility in Sturgis, Mich., in February and initiated a product recall following reports of bacterial infections in four infants who were fed formula made at the plant,...

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