Why US is facing a baby formula shortage

Many parents are hunting for infant formula because of a combination of short- and long-term problems that has hit most of the biggest US brands. Millions of babies in the US rely on formula, which is the only source of nutrition recommended for infants who aren’t exclusively breastfed. Here’s a look at what’s behind the … Read more

A baby formula shortage leaves desperate parents searching for food

Maricella Marquez looked at the last can of baby formula in her kitchen Tuesday and handed her 3-year-old daughter, who suffers from a rare allergic esophageal disorder, a smaller-than-usual portion of the special nutrition she needs to stay healthy. Marquez has been calling suppliers all over Texas, asking about any new shipments. “Right now they … Read more