Many Baby Formula Plants Weren't Inspected Because Of COVIDU.S. regulators have historically inspected baby formula plants at least once a year, but they did not inspect any of the three biggest manufacturers in 2020, according to federal records reviewed by The Associated Press.
Howard County Mom Launches Facebook Community To Help Moms Find Breast MilkWith thousands of families across the country struggling to feed their newborns amid the baby formula crisis, Heather Cabral recognized there was a need for someone to step in and meet the growing demand.
Biden To Discuss Easing Shortage With Baby Formula MakersPresident Joe Biden is set to meet with infant formula manufacturers as his administration works to ease nationwide shortages by importing foreign supplies and using the Defense Production Act to speed domestic production.
Moms Pumping Breastmilk To Help Others Amid Formula ShortageLactation experts across the country have heard from an increasing number of mothers who want to donate extra breast milk.
Baby Formula Shortage Highlights Racial DisparitiesAs parents across the United States struggle to find formula to feed their children, the pain is particularly acute among Black and Hispanic women, including those here in Maryland.
More Baby Formula Is Heading To Store Shelves As Early As This WeekendMore formula from companies made overseas is scheduled to arrive in the coming days, according to US Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra.
Baltimore-Area Parents Turn To Facebook For Help Finding Baby FormulaThe squeeze on the baby formula supply has parents looking for the product in less conventional ways: Facebook groups.
Maryland Department Health Issues Guidance In Light Of Baby Formula ShortageIn the face of a nationwide baby formula shortage, the Maryland Department of Health is advising families to keep in close contact with their child's health care provider and encouraging residents to see if they're eligible for WIC benefits.
Supply Chain Issues Cause Shortage Of Baby Formula, Price Hikes For FertilizerEconomists say high fertilizer prices may have an impact on the global food supply.