RECKITT’S MEAD JOHNSON DELIVERS LARGEST INFANT FORMULA SHIPMENT IN USA
The national distribution network will bring the formula to shelves nationwide
PARSIPPANY, NJ, July 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Reckitt is proud to provide the largest delivery of infant formula to United States on three UPS flights from our world-class facility in Tuas, Singapore, facilitated by the White House’s Operation Fly Formula initiative. With Reckitt’s contribution of more than 418,000 pounds of infant formula base powder, equivalent to approximately 6 million 8-ounce servings, this is an important step toward ending the formula shortage. infants in the United States. Our powdered infant formula will be finished and packed in United States like Enfamil, a brand American consumers have known and trusted for generations, and is the #1 brand recommended by pediatricians. These Enfamil products are already part of an extensive national distribution network that quickly and efficiently reaches retailer shelves across America and is also approved as WIC-eligible, to meet the needs of every family looking for baby formula. infants.
By November, Reckitt will import the equivalent of 66 million 8-ounce servings of Enfamil formula, the largest contribution from an existing US brand. Our manufacturing facilities operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and we are continually looking for new ways to increase supply, while ensuring the highest levels of safety and quality. Reckitt is grateful for the support of the White House, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), our supply chain partners and our employees around the world. , who have mobilized to allow us to take all the measures we can put an end to this shortage as soon as possible.
Reckitt* exists to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner, healthier world. We believe that access to the highest quality hygiene, well-being and food is a right and not a privilege.
Reckitt is the company behind some of the world’s most recognizable and trusted consumer hygiene, health and nutrition brands including Air Wick, Calgon, Cillit Bang, Clearasil, Dettol, Durex, Enfamil, Finish, Gaviscon, Harpic, Lysol, Mortein, Mucinex, Nurofen, Nutramigen, Strepsils, Vanish, Veet, Woolite and more. Every day over 20 million Reckitt products are purchased worldwide. We always put consumers and people first, seek out new opportunities, strive for excellence in everything we do, and build shared success with all of our partners. We aim to do the right thing, always. We are a diverse global team of over 43,000 colleagues. We draw on our collective energy to meet our ambitions for committed brands, a healthier planet and a fairer society. Learn more or contact us at www.reckitt.com
About Mead Johnson Nutrition:
Mead Johnson Nutrition was acquired by Reckitt in 2017, merging both companies’ commitments to innovation and science to continue fueling advancements in pediatric nutrition. Today, the nutrition industry continues to drive innovation from its Evansville, IN site and is trusted by parents and healthcare professionals worldwide to support the development of minds and bodies. We are committed to ensuring that every mom and every baby has a healthy start.
Enfamil’s full line of products is formulated to provide optimal nutrition for infants and children at every stage of their development. Their dedication to science and innovation remains vital to both their product portfolio and their mission using cutting-edge technologies, a highly specialized team and expert collaborations to benefit pediatric populations around the world. Today, the Enfamil brand is trusted by parents and healthcare professionals for their passion for innovation and delivering high quality products.
* Reckitt is the trading name of the Reckitt Benckiser group of companies