Skip to Content

Biden says he wasn’t informed early on of baby formula woes


Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden says he wasn’t briefed on the prospect of nationwide shortages of infant formula for about two months. And he’s acknowledging the strain on families while his administration struggles to address the situation. Yet company executives at a meeting Biden hosted from the White House on Wednesday told the president they knew the substantial impact that the shutdown of a major production plant in February would have on the U.S. supply almost immediately. Biden’s administration has imported foreign supplies and used a federal law to speed domestic production. But those steps didn’t begin until mid-May, once retailers began rationing supplies and store shelves were emptying.

Article Topic Follows: AP National News

Jump to comments ↓

Associated Press


KTVZ NewsChannel 21 is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content