The City of Dearborn, Michigan hosted an emergency baby formula distribution event Friday.
Dearborn Department of Public Health joined with several local non-profits to make sure parents were able to get the vital food source that’s been in short supply these past few weeks.READ MORE: Tony Hawk Stops In Detroit For Grand Opening Of Chandler Park Skatepark
Dearborn Mayor Abdullah Hammoud said they are providing formula to as many families as possible. He said they are not trying to not solve the formula shortage but hopefully helping in the short term.READ MORE: Detroit Police Department To Hold Abandoned Vehicle Auctions Beginning June 28
The baby formula shortage, driven by pandemic-related strains as well as the closure of a formula plant in west Michigan, has become the latest issue for American consumers.
The FDA has reached an agreement with Abbott Nutrition to reopen the Sturgis plant.MORE NEWS: Ballot Initiative Proposes To Protect Abortions In Michigan
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