20 May 2022

Baby formula shortage: Parents face desperate search as shelves empty

Washington Correspondent

Joe Biden has been criticised for failing to act sooner to address a critical shortage of baby formula that’s left supermarket shelves empty and parents scrambling for products.

What started as a supply chain problem was exacerbated by a major manufacturer announcing a recall after several babies fell ill.

We’ve been to Maryland to visit one mother who’s desperately searching for formula to feed her five-month-old baby.