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The Department is aware that Infant formula supply chain challenges that arose from the Covid-19 pandemic continue to be a challenge for some specialty and medically prescribed infant formulas.
Yesterday, the FDA published a press release highlighting actions it is taking to address formula supply shortages including working with major infant formula manufacturers to increase supply.
As formula challenges persist, WIC participants should continue to work with their child's health care provider for recommendations on other ways to feed their baby or toddler if their regular formula is not available. In addition, please continue practice safe feeding habits for infants including the following resources:
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