December 7, 2022

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The factory that caused the baby milk shortage in the United States has reopened

The factory that caused the baby milk shortage in the United States has reopened

Abbott Factory in Sturgeon, Michigan © REUTERS

The infant milk shortage in the United States could be partially corrected by the end of this month. Then an Abbott factory reopens its doors. The closure of the factory caused a severe shortage of baby milk powder.

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Abbott said Saturday that the large plant in Sturgeon, Michigan, will be reopened. The company clarifies that the factory meets all the requirements of the FDA. Abbott represents 40 percent of the market in the United States. “We understand the urgent need for infant milk. Our number one priority is to provide safe, high-quality milk for families in the United States.

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There has been a severe shortage of baby milk powder in the United States for months. Distribution problems arose due to the Corona crisis, and the Abbott factory in Michigan was closed in February. The factory had to close after the products were linked to the deaths of two children.

To address the historic shortfall, US President Joe Biden even enacted a martial law. Tons of baby milk was brought in by plane from abroad.

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