Abbott’s Baby Formula Plant In Sturgis Michigan Closed Again, This Time Due To Weather Damage

Abbott’s Baby Formula Plant In Sturgis Michigan Closed Again, This Time Due To Weather Damage


On Wednesday, Abbott, the company halted for months by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is again stopping production of baby formula at a recently reopened Michigan facility, this time due to damage from severe weather.

According to the company, severe weather and heavy rains flooded parts of the plant in Sturgis, Michigan. As a result, Abbott has halted the production of its EleCare baby formula. The company noted that clean-up and repair could take weeks.

“These torrential storms produced significant rainfall in a short period of time,” they noted and pointed out that a backup in the city’s stormwater and drainage system resulted “in flooding in parts of the city, including areas of our plant,” Abbott said in their statement<span

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