The baby formula shortage continues on in America.
Free formula will soon be available to eligible people to provide some relief.
Who can get free formula?
On May 25, the USDA announced that they will provide free formula. This comes after harsh criticism that the government hasn’t responded quickly enough to the shortage. Find additional details here.
The shortage has impacted millions of people, but bow relief is on the way. The Access to Baby Formula Act of 2022 was signed by Biden on May 21.
Families on WIC are limited to buying certain brands, many of which have been recalled making access very difficult. This act aims to assist those families in need.
Abbott Laboratories, a major formula manufacturer, said that they will honor rebates, even if the shoppers purchase competing formulas.