Biden orders formula blitz amid shortage

By Zeke Miller
Updated May 18 2022 - 10:46pm, first published 10:44pm
Baby formula supplies are severely curtailed in the US after a factory closure and national recall.

President Joe Biden has invoked the Defense Production Act to speed production of infant formula and authorised flights to import supply from overseas, as he faces mounting political pressure over a US shortage caused by the safety-related closure of the country's largest formula manufacturing plant.

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