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Biden invokes Defense Production Act amid baby formula shortage

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

US Department of Defense will also contract commercial planes to fly in supplies from overseas, the White House said.
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Minnesotans Parents Turn To Social Media Groups To Help Find Baby Formula

1 month ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - The production of baby formula may soon be increasing thanks to two new measures by the White House.
President Biden is invoking the defense production act to increase the manufacturing of baby formula and he is also authorizing the pentagon to use its military cargo plans to fly in formula from overseas producers.
This follows Monday's announcement that the Food and Drug Administration came to a deal with Abbot Northwestern to reopen the company's production plant in Michigan in an effort to ease the nationwide shortage of formula.
The updates provide some relief to...
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White House invokes the Defense Production Act for the baby formula shortage

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The Biden administration has invoked the Defense Production Act to ease the shortage of baby formula. How would this legal vestige of the Cold War era help?
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