What led to the U.S. baby formula shortage − and how officials are trying to prevent it from happening again

Parents across the U.S. are still scrambling to find baby formula after a national product recall triggered empty store shelves, higher prices and retailers limiting sales of scarce products. “You get this sick feeling in the pit of your stomach because we had a can that had been recalled and it was empty, we had just finished it,” said Amy Dolan, a mother of three in New Jersey. “And, you know, I’m sitting there thinking, oh my God, what have I given my child?” Abbott, the nation’s biggest infant formula…

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton launches Twitter bots probe after Musk’s public complaints

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton speaks during a news conference after the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in President Joe Biden’s bid to rescind a Trump-era immigration policy that forced migrants to stay in Mexico to await U.S. hearings on their asylum claims, in Washington, U.S., April 26, 2022.  Elizabeth Frantz | Reuters Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said on Monday that his office is opening an investigation into Twitter over the number of bot accounts on its platform. “Attorney General Paxton issued a Civil Investigative Demand (CID) to…

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Tencent tanks 10% after Chinese media calls online gaming ‘opium’ as regulatory concerns mount

A logo of Tencent is seen during the World Internet Conference (WIC) in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, China, November 23, 2020. Aly Song | Reuters GUANGZHOU, China — Shares of Tencent and NetEase plunged on Tuesday after Chinese state media branded online gaming “opium” and likened it to a drug. The article also called for further restrictions on the industry in order to prevent addiction and other negative impacts on children. Tencent fell around 10% in morning while NetEase was almost 14% lower in Hong Kong. Tencent is one of the…

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