Following USDA Guidance, State Clinics Destroyed Thousands of Cans of Usable Baby Formula

Posted on AllSides June 10th, 2022
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Amid a national shortage of baby formula, family care centers in at least two states discarded thousands of cans of unopened, unexpired baby formula—because state and federal officials said so.

Guidance issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in November 2019 advises clinics run by state-level Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) programs to "dispose of unused, returned…infant formula." Formula might be returned for a number of reasons: parents might decide to switch brands at the recommendation of a doctor or due to an infant's allergic reaction, or they might simply not...

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