The House Oversight Committee is launching an investigation into the baby formula shortage and demanding records and information from four of the largest manufacturers.
‘The national formula shortage poses a threat to the health and economic security of infants and families in communities across the country – particularly those with less income who have historically experienced health inequities, including food insecurity,’ Democratic Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney of New York wrote in letters to Abbott Nutrition, Mead Johnson Nutrition, Nestle USA and Perrigo, first obtained by ABC News.
The Oversight committee is the investigative arm of Congress and broad authority to probe a variety of issues.
The panel is looking into the price gouging around infant formula and the steps the…
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