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Sen. Casey pens letter to baby formula manufacturer following recall

In a letter first shared exclusively with The 19th, Sen. Bob Casey, a Democrat from Pennsylvania, asked manufacturer Reckitt/Mead Johnson Nutrition for answers after more than 675,000 cans of the infant powder formula Nutramigen, a specialty product for infants allergic to cow’s milk, were recalled.

Fetterman tells Meet the Press that social media was ‘accelerant’ for his depression

U.S. Sen. John Fetterman (D-Pa.) on Sunday told Meet the Press host Kristen Welker that while he was being treated for depression earlier this year, doctors advised him to stay off social media. The senator known for using his Twitter account to share opinions and policy positions —and to troll adversaries— said that social media may have made his depression worse.

The Top 5 Pa. Agriculture stories from 2023

From newly signed state laws to a booming organic sector, Pennsylvania’s $132.5 billion agricultural industry made the headlines several times in 2023, mostly for positive reasons.