Abbott facing lawsuits, FDA investigation over recalled infant formula after reports of illness, death
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Parents who bought recalled infant formulas made by Abbott Laboratories are filing proposed class-action lawsuits against Abbott, as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration investigates reports of three babies who became sick and two who died after consuming the formulas. At least half a dozen of those lawsuits have been filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, with filings on Feb. 25 and March 1. Many of the lawsuits allege that north suburban-based Abbott failed to warn consumers about the risks of feeding the formula to their babies before they purchased it and ...