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Baby-Formula Executives to Face House Hearing on Shortages

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Executives from Abbott Nutrition and other major formula companies have agreed to testify May 25 before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on the root causes of the nationwide formula shortage. 

Abbott, which has been at the center of the firestorm over the shortages due to a contamination-driven shutdown of its main facility in Michigan after the deaths of two babies, will be represented by Senior Vice President Christopher Calamari.