Major US Manufacturer Warns Baby Formula Shortage Will Last Throughout This Year

Major US Manufacturer Warns Baby Formula Shortage Will Last Throughout This Year

The US has been hit by a massive baby formula shortage, which was in particular caused by the coronavirus pandemic-induced bottlenecks and February’s recall of a baby formula made by Abbott Nutrition, one of the US’ leading manufacturers of the product.

Murray Kessler, CEO of Perrigo Company, the US maker of store-brand baby formulas for Walmart and Amazon, has warned of the product’s looming shortage in the country for the rest of 2022.

In an interview with Reuters, Kessler said that although the company’s manufacturing facilities in Ohio and Vermont are now running at 115% capacity amid the nationwide crisis,…

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