United States faces shortage of milk formula for children

U.S. President Joe Biden was personally involved in solving the problem of shortages of milk formulas for newborns, pledging to remove bureaucratic hurdles to increase supply and threatening speculators. This has been reported DEA News”.

The publication states that the shortage of milk mixtures is estimated at about 40-50%. Large retail chains have already started to share the sales of these products from a single source. Parallel to this, a debate arose in the political establishment over whether to prioritize American babies over children of illegal immigrants.

“Today, Biden spoke with representatives of retail chains and manufacturing companies, including Wal-Mart, Target, Reckitt, and Gerber. The White House said in a statement that it discussed joint efforts that can help families access infant formula.

The reason for the shortage was the recall from the sale of large batches of the mixture, which occurred in February 2022. This happened after regulators suspected Abbott’s production line was contaminated with disease-causing bacteria.

Formerly at the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation declarationHe said some companies are experiencing “temporary difficulties” in sourcing foreign ingredients for baby food.

Source: Gazeta


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