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U.S. House Committee investigates infant food shortage

House Committee requests information from baby formula manufacturers. Biden administration to address shortage of infant food.

Where: United States

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The US House Committee on Oversight and Reform requested information from four baby formula manufacturers, addressing the nationwide shortage of infant food.
The four companies controlling nearly 90% of the US market for infant food are Abbott Nutrition, Mead Johnson Nutrition, Nestle USA, and Perrigo Company.
The Chairs wrote, “The national formula shortage poses a threat to the health and economic security of infants and families in communities throughout the country—particularly those with less income who have historically experienced health inequities, including food insecurity.”
The Chairs also requested information about Abbott Nutrition’s recall of several infant formula products.
A White House release stated, “President Biden spoke with retailers and manufacturers, including Wal-Mart, Target, Reckitt, and Gerber, to discuss ways we can all work together to do more to help families access infant formula.”

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