Democrats in the House of Representatives on May 17 unveiled a $28 million bill aimed at addressing ongoing shortages of baby formula across the United States.
Over the past few weeks, parents across the country have found supermarket and grocery store shelves bare of any baby formula, a necessity for many mothers who don’t breastfeed their children.
Though the White House and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have attempted to curtail the shortages, photos have continued to circulate on the internet showing whole aisles empty of baby formula.
On May 16, the FDA and Abbott, one of the largest producers of baby formula in the United States, reached a deal that would allow Abbott to reopen a currently-closed baby formula production plant. The plant was shuttered in February after several infants died from formula produced at the plant….


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