FDA admits mishandling of baby formula crisis

The Food and Drug Administration is admitting that it mishandled the baby formula crisis earlier this year.

CNN—The Food and Drug Administration is admitting that it mishandled the baby formula crisis earlier this year.

The agency released an internal review report acknowledging a number of shortcomings in dealing with the formula shortage.

The review found delays, lack of procedures and limits on FDA’s authority.

The report said going forward, the agency needs more staff, training and equipment to handle such emergencies.

A top FDA official who led the review says, if they’re expected to do more, they need more resources.

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