June 13, 2022
Life Sciences
  • An Associated Press review of federal records found that U.S. regulators did not inspect the three biggest baby formula manufacturers in 2020, as the onset of the pandemic disrupted the typical annual cadence of site visits. Following a two-year lapse in inspections at the Abbott Nutrition plant in Michigan that spurred the current shortage, regulators discovered standing water and lackluster sanitation protocols but did not provide any formal warnings, offering instead just voluntary recommendations. (Article here)