• Biden invokes Defense Production Act to increase infant formula supply

    WASHINGTON, May 18 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden took action on Wednesday to address the shortage of infant formula in the United States, invoking the Defense Production Act to help manufacturers obtain the ingredients needed to increase supply , the White House said. Biden also ordered U.S. agencies to use Department of Defense commercial planes […]

  • Coronavirus may be linked to cases of severe hepatitis in children

    A firefighter from the Marins-Pompiers de Marseille (Marseille Naval Fire Battalion) administers a nasal swab to a child at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) screening site in Marseille, France, September 17, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 16 (Reuters) – The following is a summary of some recent studies […]

  • US can waive trucking rules for formula deliveries if needed – Buttigieg

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg speaks during a bipartisan infrastructure bill briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, May 16 (Reuters) – U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said on Monday his department could waive hours of service rules for […]

  • Blood marker identified for babies at risk of SIDS hailed as ‘breakthrough’

    A newborn baby holds the finger of a nurse at the maternity ward of the children’s hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan October 24, 2021. REUTERS/Jorge Silva/ Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, May 13 (Reuters) – A team of Australian researchers has identified a biochemical marker in the blood that could […]

  • Walmart’s EXCLUSIVE maker and Amazon-branded infant formula expect shortages through rest of 2022

    Empty shelves show a shortage of baby formula at a Target store in San Antonio, Texas, U.S., May 10, 2022. REUTERS/Kaylee Greenlee Beal Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, May 13 (Reuters) – Perrigo Company PLC (PRGO.N), which makes private label baby formula for retailers including Walmart Inc (WMT.N) and […]

  • Burial sites discovered at 53 Native American boarding schools, US government says

    May 11 (Reuters) – A U.S. government investigation into the dark history of Native American boarding schools has uncovered “marked and unmarked burial sites” at 53 of them, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said on Wednesday. Haaland, the first Native American cabinet member, announced the inquiry last year. As she released preliminary findings at a press […]