Tag: Formula

Formula Shipment Arrives in the U.S.

Formula Shipment Arrives in the U.S.

The first baby formula shipment has finally arrived from Europe to the United States following a shortage that has concerned parents across the nation. Since Abbott Laboratories issued a recall and closed its manufacturing plant in February, the United States has experienced one of the largest baby formula shortages in recent history. As announced on Thursday, May 19, the Biden Administration made an agreement with Nestlé to transfer roughly 1.5 million 8 oz. bottles of infant formula.

New York Mayor Claims State of
Emergency Over Nationwide Baby
Formula Shortage

New York Mayor Claims State of
Emergency Over Nationwide Baby
Formula Shortage

On Sunday May 22 New York Mayor Eric Adams declared a state of emergency in the midst of a nationwide baby formula shortage. According to a statement from his office, the mayor signed the emergency executive order which will give the city’s Department of Consumer and Worker Protection to prevent price gouging for formula. “This emergency executive order will help us to crack down on any retailer looking to capitalize on this crisis by jacking up prices on this essential good,” Adams said in his statement on Sunday.

The FDA Takes Action to Improve Baby Formula Shortage 

The FDA Takes Action to Improve Baby Formula Shortage 

With the United States supplying 98% percent of baby formula, families across the nation are left stressed, panicked, and confused about what to feed their babies due to the recent shortage. Since millions of babies rely solely on formula for nutrients, their health and safely has been at risk since the shortage began in February when Abbott Nutrition recalled major formula brands and halted production at vital plan

Shortage on Baby Formula

In San Antonio, parents are lining up in stores to get baby formula. Supplies are shortening and the parents who do have baby formula are rationing it day by day until it lasts. 56 percent of normal supplies in San Antonio were out of stock and parents struggled to find food for their children. This hurts most ln mothers who have low paying jobs, yet they still need to work and they have little time to breastfeed their kids.

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