(NEW YORK POST) – o ease the US shortage of baby formula, Nature’s One and Holle are poised to ship hundreds of thousands of pounds, if not millions of pounds, of additional formula into stores, company executives told Reuters. They may be waiting a while.
Despite the Biden administration’s pledge to end formula shortages, slow responses and requests for more information from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have led to weeks-long delays for baby formula makers seeking US approval, the two companies told Reuters.
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The FDA said in a statement that it is working “as quickly as possible” to address the current supply challenges. It said it is reviewing a number of applications under a program that relaxes the standards for formulas not already approved here.