Rick Scott joins GOP push to open up baby formula market

Rick Scott joins GOP push to open up baby formula market

Baby formula shortages have plagued parents for months, and a group of Republican Senators — including one from Florida — is pressing for a federal solution.

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott joined a letter led by Sen. Roger Marshall of Kansas pushing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to allow more vendors to operate in the American baby formula sphere.

“American families need permanent long-term solutions, and that includes increasing capacity and competition in the U.S. market,” the letter to Commissioner Robert Califf contends. “Given the delicate nature of the infant formula supply chain, it’s become even more apparent that we need to diversify our commercial capacity by providing other in...

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