• Abbott says if the FDA were to re-open its Michigan facility to address baby formula shortage, it would still take months to get more on shelves

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Similac baby formula is displayed on the shelves at Shaker's IGA in Olmsted Falls, Ohio. Mark Duncan/AP Photo
    Abbott says it could reopen its Michigan facility in two weeks if the FDA approves.
    But even in that case, they say it will take between 6 to 8 weeks to get formulas on shelves.
    In the meantime, the FDA is scrambling to address a national baby formula shortage.
    Abbott, the company that produces baby formula, said that if the FDA were to approve reopening its Michigan facility, it could do so in two weeks - but it would still take months to see baby formula on shelves. The company...
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