Baby Food Shortage Grips Georgia, Officials Expand Low-Income Vouchers

Jun 15, 2022
Key Points
  • Recent figures from Datasembly show infant formula shortages climbed to 94% at Georgia stores by the end of last month.
  • Roughly half of all new mothers in Georgia meet low-income qualifications to receive federal vouchers for purchasing infant formula.
  • Many Georgians have launched social-media groups for moms to share where they’re seeing formula available and to donate extra formula supplies that they bought but don’t need.
The Gist A nationwide shortage of baby-food products continues to hit many Georgia families hard even as state officials recently relaxed rules on which infant formulas low-income Georgians can buy with federal vouchers.  What’s Happening Supply-chain disruptions, coupled with a massive recall of infant formulas in February from the manufacturer Abbott Nutrition, has left baby-food ...
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