‘It’s a perfect storm for women’: Tampon shortage adds to women’s supply-chain woes

Posted on AllSides June 20th, 2022
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First, a baby-formula shortage. And now this. 

Women across the country have reported they’ve had difficulties finding their tampons of choice.

Manufacturers say they are boosting production to meet the demand, and have said that the shortage should be temporary. The tampon and sanitary pad industry is worth an estimated $3 billion a year in revenue. 

“The shelves are CLEARED,” one Twitter user wrote.

Maggie Hassan, a Democratic junior senator from New Hampshire, said on Twitter that she was “calling on CEOs of the four major tampon producers to increase...

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