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Sen. Warner and Kaine address the infant formula shortage
An email from Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine addresses the infant formula shortage in Virginia and across the country.
The two Senators and 28 other lawmakers are calling on infant formula manufacturers to make every effort possible to get parents the formula they need.
The lawmakers sent a letter to the President of the Infant Nutrition Council of America asking that the problem be addressed immediately.
According to Warner the shortage is being blamed on the recent recall following contaminated formula from major manufacturer Abbott Nutrition.
That and the supply chain issues are being blamed for the shortage.
Warner also sees adding to the 7 National Food and Drug Administration inspectors as a partial solution.
He also is asking producers to increase their production of formula.
Virginia is looking into possibly importing formula from other sources as well.
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