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‘When it’s rigid, it breaks’: How federal rules and market dominance fueled Wisconsin's baby formula shortage

The Women, Infants, and Children program funds about half of U.S. formula purchases. Wisconsin contracts only with Abbott Nutrition, whose recall and plant shutdown jolted the market.

By Hope Karnopp Wisconsin Watch On a mid-June weekend, Raquel Urbina made seven trips to Milwaukee-area grocery stores in search of the hypoallergenic baby formula she needs to feed her 10-month-old daughter. She had little time to spare. Her monthly…

Forest Products Laboratory's wood expert answers the call

After Capitol insurrectionists destroyed historical wooden artifacts and objects, the U.S. Army tapped Madison research engineer Robert Ross for help.

After Capitol insurrectionists destroyed historical wooden artifacts and objects, the U.S. Army tapped Madison research engineer Robert Ross for help.

Anti-anxiety med recalled due to 'foreign substance'

Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. is recalling one lot of the anti-anxiety medication alprazolam -- commonly sold under the brand name Xanax -- "due to the potential presence of foreign substance," the company said last week.

USDA won't test on kittens anymore

The Agriculture Department announced Tuesday it is discontinuing its practice of infecting kittens with parasites for research purposes.

PETA to sue USDA for animal welfare records

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is preparing to sue the US Department of Agriculture and the Animal Health Inspection Service to obtain records of Animal Welfare Act enforcement actions, CNN has learned.