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Abbott factory linked to baby milk shortage restarts

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Abbott specifies that the factory, after fulfilling the conditions laid down by the American Medicines Agency (FDA), will in particular begin to sell one of its products, EleCare hypoallergenic milk, from around June 20.

The manufacturer, which controls 40% of the infant formula market in the United States, said it worked hard to also relaunch the production of another brand very popular with American families, Similac, as well as the rest of its range.

We understand the urgent need for infant formula and our first priority is to get safe, high-quality milk to families across the United States.we read in its press release.

Serious sanitation issues

The world’s leading power had been experiencing infant formula supply problems for some time, linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, when Abbott announced in February a recall of products suspected of having caused the death of two infants, as well as than the closure of its factory, triggering a severe shortage.

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The group has already apologized profusely during a congressional hearing. The FDA a, she described serious health problems in the factory concerned.

Frankly, the results of the (site) inspection were shockingtestified Robert Califf, the boss of this agency, during this hearing on May 25.

To deal with the shortage, the Biden administration, accused of having reacted too late, has set up a kind of airlift to bring in, by military planes, tons of infant formula manufactured abroad.

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