FDA announces it will make it easier to import some baby formulas to ease shortage

CNN † The US Food and Drug Administration said Monday that it is making it easier to import certain infant formulas as it works to address a nationwide shortage. The US ordinarily produces 98% of the infant formula it uses, with imported formula primarily coming from Mexico, Ireland and the Netherlands, the agency said in … Read more

Study identifies potential biomarker for SIDS, but these are very early days

CNN † Australian researchers say they’ve identified one potential biomarker for sudden infant death syndrome, known as SIDS, but experts caution that it’s just one piece of the puzzle. About 3,400 babies die from SIDS in the US each year. There is no immediate or obvious cause of death, according to the US Centers for … Read more

Abbott Nutrition: Baby formula maker under investigation by FDA and CDC to release certain products on a case-by-case basis

CNN † A baby formula maker under investigation by federal agencies for reports of consumer complaints and infant illness will consider distributing some of its products on a case-by-case basis, according to a statement from the US Food and Drug Administration. The FDA and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are currently looking … Read more

Police searching for 3-month-old baby, Brandon Cuellar, kidnapped from his grandmother’s home in San Jose, California

CNN † Police and the FBI are searching for a three-month-old baby who they say was kidnapped in San Jose, California, as the infant’s grandmother was unloading groceries Monday. The grandmother, who was watching the baby, Brandon Cuellar, while his mother was at work, took the child inside her apartment and went back outside for … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo: Football legend and partner announce newborn son has died

CNN † Football legend Cristiano Ronaldo and his partner, Georgina Rodriguez, announced on social media Monday their baby son has died. Ronaldo and Rodriguez said, “It is with our deepest sadness we have to announce that our baby boy has passed away. It is the greatest pain that any parents can feel.” The Manchester United … Read more