FDA chief cites ‘egregiously unsanitary’ conditions at Michigan baby formula plant

Admits agency’s response ‘was too slow and there were decisions that were suboptimal along the way.’

By: - May 25, 2022 4:00 am

Baby formula has been in critically short supply nationwide due in part to the shutdown of a key production plant in Michigan. (Photo by Scott Olson / Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.