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Biden Acts to Address Infant Formula Shortage

by on May 19, 2022 0

On Wednesday, President Biden invoked the Defense Production Act to speed production of infant formula and approved flights to import formula supply from overseas, due to a shortage caused by the safety closure of the country’s largest formula manufacturing plant. The Defense Production Act order requires suppliers of formula companies to fulfill orders from...

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Arizona Department of Education Awards $13 Million to Support STEM Programs 

by on May 13, 2022 0

The Arizona Department of Education recently announced targeted funding for STEM programs. “We know that our state’s future workforce depends on a generation prepared in STEM fields, and these investments will help educators inspire and educate students in these critical subjects,” said State Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman. “I’m excited to see the...

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FDA Takes Important Steps to Improve Supply of Infant and Specialty Formula Products

by on May 12, 2022 0

On Tuesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration provided an update on their effort to increase the availability of infant and specialty formula products. On Feb. 17, the agency warned consumers not to use certain powdered infant formula products from Abbott Nutrition’s Sturgis, Michigan facility, and Abbott initiated a voluntary recall of certain products. Since that time, the...

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OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES Summer Reading Program Encourages Families to Visit Their Neighborhood Library and Read  

by on May 5, 2022 0

Arizona Summer Reading Program encourages readers of all ages to dive into the ocean depths this summer and participate in the OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES Summer Reading Program. The Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records are partnering with 235 public libraries and neighborhood branches statewide to launch the program. The start date may vary from...

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Phoenix StoryWalk Opens At Arizona Center

by on April 22, 2022 0

Starting April 23, families can visit Downtown Phoenix and let their imaginations run wild at Arizona Center with a new outdoor literacy installation called StoryWalk. In partnership with Downtown Phoenix Inc. (DPI), Parallel Capital Partners, which owns and manages Arizona Center, is unveiling the first-ever Downtown StoryWalk at a Grand Opening Ceremony on Saturday, April 23 from 10-11...

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