The White House says the government is working with manufacturers to increase production of baby formula, as many retailers limit the amount of formula consumers can buy due to scarcity.
Meanwhile, while Abbott says the bacterial infections are likely not tied to the Michigan plant … other reports cite a whistleblower raising concerns about safety practices at the facility back in the fall. Abbott denies these allegations and says the former employee was "dismissed due to serious violations of Abbott’s food safety policies."
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Powdered Infant Formula Recall: What to Know (U.S. Food & Drug Administration)
FDA Investigation of Cronobacter Infections: Powdered Infant Formula (February 2022) (FDA; this report includes a full list of recalled brands)
by Jenna Lee,