Production at bedeviled baby formula factory halted by storm


Severe weather rolling through the Midwest has led to more problems at Abbott's baby formula factory in Michigan Production has halted at Abbott nutrition's large baby formula factory in Sturgis Michigan less than two weeks after it started up again Abbott spokesman Jonathan Hamilton says they need to assess the damage and re sanitize after severe thunderstorms and heavy rain late Monday led to flooding in a few areas of the facility The plant was shut down in February after the Food and Drug Administration began investigating bacterial infections among infants and found numerous violations at the plant The company was allowed to reopen when a severe shortage of infant formula drew nationwide attention Abbott says they are at 95% of their pre recall formula output from different factories and had prioritized ramping up production of its elika specialty formula so it can meet that need for now I'm Jennifer King

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