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Root Cause of Baby Formula Shortage Found: COVID Lockdowns Led to 15,000 Skipped FDA Inspections

You remember during the lockdowns two years ago when only essential workers – like those at casinos and liquor stores – were allowed to go to work?

Among those who stayed home were Food and Drug Administration food plant inspectors.

As a result, that critical Abbot Nutrition baby formula plant in Michigan shut down in February for bacterial contamination and had no thorough FDA inspection for two years, the Associated Press reports.

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