The Women, Infants, and Children program funds about half of U.S. formula purchases. Wisconsin contracts only with Abbott Nutrition, whose recall and plant shutdown jolted the market.
Families with infants are facing a shortage of baby formula nationwide, as supply-chain issues and a voluntary recall have stalled production. Here’s what you need to know.
The recent recall of powder formula spurred anger, concern, confusion and a frantic search for replacement supplies for mothers in Milwaukee.