Rhode Island hospital launches state's 1st milk donor program amid formula shortage

As the nation awaits the recovery of the infant formula supply — which the FDA predicts will come at the end of July — a Rhode Island hospital initiated a human pasteurized milk program in May, according to CBS News

The donated milk travels from nonprofit Mothers' Milk Bank in Newton, Mass., to Kent Hospital in Warwick, R.I., CBS reported June 11.

Abbott's Michigan plant resumed normal production levels of baby formula last week, and the federal government has contracted five planes to transport enough formula to make more than 40 million 8-ounce bottles.

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