Baby formula shortage: US to diversify industry
The Biden administration is looking to help foreign baby formula makers stay in the U.S. market long-term, in an effort to diversify the industry after the closure of the largest factory in the country caused shortages across the country. country.
The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced a plan to help overseas manufacturers that have sent supplies to the United States, which is receiving urgent approval to address shortages, ensure long-term authorization to market their formula in the United States.
The agency will provide a way for manufacturers selling temporary in the US to meet applicable regulatory requirements so they can continue in the market, providing consumers with more choice and making better supplies against current and future shortages.
FDA will also hold meetings and provide manufacturers with a single point of contact to work through the regulatory system to make the registration process more efficient.