CHARLOTTE, NC – (News release) Food and Nutrition Administrator, Cindy Long sayshere are a few things that worry parents more than the health and safety of their children. The constant shortage of baby formulas due to supply chain problems has worsened due to a the main formula is reminiscent of Februaryhas caused many caregivers a sense of concern and concern about options for safe feeding of their infants.
Families receiving the blend under the Special Supplementary Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, commonly known as WIC, are among many affected by the recall. The Biden-Harris Administration and the USDA Food and Nutrition Service are accepting a lot of action to help WIC participants get a safe formula for feeding their babies.
Some steps you can take to ensure the safety of your baby’s formula:
Please note: only healthcare professionals are qualified to give advice on acceptable alternatives to formulas that may now be difficult to find. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers tips for parents and caregivers who struggle to find a baby mix during a shortage. Please talk to your pediatrician about safe and appropriate feeding alternatives for your baby if necessary.
The Nutrition and Nutrition Service takes its role seriously in ensuring that children served by FNS programs, including WIC, have access to the safe, healthy food they need to succeed. We are committed to helping families survive this difficult time.
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