First baby formula shipment, enough for thousands of US infants, arrives from Europe

WASHINGTON, May 22 (Reuters) – A military cargo plane carrying the first shipment of infant formula from Europe to help address a critical shortage in the United States landed in Indianapolis on Sunday and the White House said a second flight had been arranged. A Feb. 17 recall by top baby formula maker Abbott Laboratories … Read more

India bans wheat exports as heat wave hurts crop, domestic prices soar

A combine deposits harvested wheat in a tractor trolley at a field on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, March 16, 2022. REUTERS / Amit Dave Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Ban could push global wheat prices to new peaks India was aiming to export 10 mln T wheat before ban Heat … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Maker of Walmart, Amazon store-brand infant formulas expects shortages through rest of 2022

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

China reports first human case of H3N8 bird flu

Workers vaccinate chicks with the H9 bird flu vaccine at a farm in Changfeng county, Anhui province, China, April 14, 2013. REUTERS / Stringer Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, April 27 (Reuters) – China has recorded its first human infection with the H3N8 strain of bird flu, but the risk … Read more