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Stay current with all the latest and breaking news from Abbott Laboratories, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 35 stories have been published about Abbott Laboratories which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.

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Business · Chicago

Abbott CEO apologizes for the formula shortage as the first overseas shipment arrives

46% Center coverage: 13 sources
"We're sorry to every family we've let down," wrote CEO Robert Ford. The shuttered plant at the heart of the shortage will reopen in June, but it may take months before production is back to normal.See the Story
Business · Michigan

U.S. FDA says Abbott baby formula plant on track to reopen in 1-2 weeks

57% Center coverage: 7 sources
Abbott plant in Michigan closed in February due to possible contamination. Abbott said cronobacter was discovered in the plant, but not in areas that would come in contact with the formula. FDA is working on allowing foreign-made formula to enter the U.S. market.See the Story
Abbott Laboratories · Washington

Obama encourages people to take part on abortion rights protests

67% Center coverage: 3 sources
Thousands marched through downtown D.C. in support of abortion rights Saturday afternoon. A leaked draft opinion revealed the Supreme Court to be on the brink of upending a decades-old legal precedent for abortion access. The Women's March and Planned Parenthood, together with several other women's rights and progressive advocacy groups, organized the march.See the Story
Walgreens

Major U.S. retailers limit infant formula purchases on shortage

60% Center coverage: 5 sources
Target, CVS Health Corp and Walgreens said they have limited purchases of infant formula due to a supply shortage. The limits come after top supplier Abbott Laboratories in February recalled some baby formula including Similac made at its plant in Michigan. Abbott said it was "doing everything" it can to address the shortage.See the Story
Business

Danone, Reckitt race to ramp up US baby formula supply amid shortage

60% Center coverage: 5 sources
Top manufacturer Abbott Laboratories recalled dozens of types of its Similac, Alimentum and EleCare formulas. This created one of the most urgent food shortages in recent history for US families. Danone is the world's second-biggest baby formula maker after Nestle but a relatively small player in the US.See the Story
Abbott Laboratories · Michigan

Abbott could restart infant formula production at Michigan plant in two weeks

67% Center coverage: 3 sources
Abbott will restart production of EleCare, Alimentum and metabolic formulas first, followed by Similac and other brands. It will take six to eight weeks before the product returns to shelves. The recall has driven a shortage across the country, forcing many leading retailers to limit purchases.See the Story

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