baby formula

Production at bedeviled baby formula factory halted by storm

By Tom Murphy (AP)

Production for Abbott’s EleCare specialty formula has been suspended, but there is enough supply to meet demand until production is restarted, the company said. Abbott had prioritized ramping up production of the specialty formula for infants with severe food allergies and digestive problems who have few other options for nutrition.

Generous moms donate extra breast milk to help those affected by the baby formula shortage

President Joe Biden admits he didn’t understand that shutting down an Abbott plant would have a major impact on baby formula. As the U.S. turns to other countries for help in dealing with the formula shortages, milk banks across the country are stepping up to ease some of the burdens for many struggling families, all thanks to the generosity of mothers donating their extra breast milk for those who need it the most.