Baby formula shortage leading to rationing..

TN Lion

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I'll bet those moms driving around to a dozen stores looking for formula is going to play well with them when they vote this fall. Let's see how bad the Biden Democrat shit show can work to make more people miserable.

Infant formula is in short supply as US retailers begin rationing. A combination of COVID-19-related snarled supply chains and a major baby formula recall earlier this year exacerbated shortages.

At least 29% of the top-selling baby formula products were out of stock by mid-March, according to an analysis by Datasembly, which tracked baby formula stock at 11,000 retailers.

"This is a shocking number that you don't see for other categories," Ben Reich, CEO of Datasembly, told CBS News.
 
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I'll bet those moms driving around to a dozen stores looking for formula is going to play well with them when they vote this fall. Let's see how bad the Biden Democrat shit show can work to make more people miserable.

Infant formula is in short supply as US retailers begin rationing. A combination of COVID-19-related snarled supply chains and a major baby formula recall earlier this year exacerbated shortages.

At least 29% of the top-selling baby formula products were out of stock by mid-March, according to an analysis by Datasembly, which tracked baby formula stock at 11,000 retailers.

"This is a shocking number that you don't see for other categories," Ben Reich, CEO of Datasembly, told CBS News.

Don't worry... Pete is all over this.

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NJPSU

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I'll bet those moms driving around to a dozen stores looking for formula is going to play well with them when they vote this fall. Let's see how bad the Biden Democrat shit show can work to make more people miserable.

Infant formula is in short supply as US retailers begin rationing. A combination of COVID-19-related snarled supply chains and a major baby formula recall earlier this year exacerbated shortages.

At least 29% of the top-selling baby formula products were out of stock by mid-March, according to an analysis by Datasembly, which tracked baby formula stock at 11,000 retailers.

"This is a shocking number that you don't see for other categories," Ben Reich, CEO of Datasembly, told CBS News.
Just get it straight from the tap. It’s free. Problem solved.
 

Aardvark86

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No it won’t play well, but in theory, the way it "should" play is that maybe the supply chain disruption from a manufacturing issue suggests it’s not a great idea to have a global oligopoly of three suppliers in the formula business, which is actually pretty consistent with the thinking of the administrations ftc appointees.

This is a classic illustration of why "lower consumer prices" should not be the be-all and end-all of the "consumer benefit" inquiry under the antitrust laws, particularly in a regulated industry for critical products. If you get yourself to an oligopoly situation and a supplier has a production issue, you end up in a world of trouble. Literally the same thing happened a number of years ago with respect to IV meds and fluids when one of the leading manufacturers was taken off line due to FDA inspection issues at an aging plant. it's also what happened with distribution of med products during covid, where the wholesaler oligopoly had cut inventory on hand to such bare bones just in time levels that the system didn't react well to a shock. There is, in fact, a potential point of diminishing returns to oligopolistic efficiency.
 
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In 24 U.S. states, 30% of formula was out of stock as of mid-March, while other states were seeing even more severe shortages. In Minnesota, 54% of baby formula products were out of stock that same time. Parents in Connecticut, Hawaii, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, North and South Dakota, Rhode Island and Texas are also grappling with severe shortages of at least 40%, according to Datasembly.

By comparison, over the first seven months of 2021, between 2% and 8% of baby formula products were out of stock.
 

Darth_VadEER

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That's scary for a family. Our kids are all beyond that stage and my wife breastfeed, but for families who need it there arent many options if it's not on the shelf.
 

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Don't worry... Pete is all over this.

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As a democratic leader, Pete will have access to all the baby formula he wants. Just like every time a Jenn psaki or Eric Adams gets covid, they get antivirals. Unfortunately the rest of America is on their own. Why do people continue to vote democrat. They do not care about you!!