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Timeline of the Current Shortages

February 17

Abbott Closes Sturgis, MI Plant

Selected formulas are part of a voluntary recall and the plant, which manufacturers all of Abbott’s metabolic products, is closed.
March 11

Medical Community Mobilizes

Metabolic RDs & patient groups convene to address shortage
March 15 launched

By a coaltion of organizations affected by the shortages.
April 28

Abbott’s Urgent Release Program initiated

Enabling access to metabolic products manufactured prior to the closing of the Sturgis plant.
June 4

Sturgis reopens

June 15

Sturgis closes

Due to flooding caused by rainstorms
June 23

Coram/CVS metabolic discontinuations

Reducing access to more than 50 metabolic products
July 1

Sturgis reopens again

Speciality and metabolic products are given priority in the reopening plan
August 1

Abbott restarts manufacture of metabolic products

Loose timelines provided for release, starting in September
September 30

Release Dates Shift

Abbott announces some metabolic products won’t be released until as late as January 2023
November 1

Release dates shift again

Release dates for more products shifted to November, December and January 2023