Under fire from Congress, FDA chief says baby formula shortage will improve soon

Democrats and Republicans on a U.S. House subcommittee pressed for an answer about why FDA was slow to act

By: - May 20, 2022 3:07 pm

Dr. Robert Califf was confirmed to lead the Food and Drug Administration by the U.S. Senate in a narrow vote in February. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.