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By Erin Schwager
Journalist 

Formula shortage affects local store

 

John Crowley, CC BY-SA 2.0

Empty shelves • Baby formula remains a hot commodity, if available at stores. TJ's Market, in Orchard, sold all its stock.

For the past few months, parents of newborns have gone to great lengths to find baby formula to feed their babies.

On top of being unable to find baby formula, several businesses are placing a limit on the amount that can be purchased at one time, due to parents' panic buying.

Many factors could have led to the formula shortage. One cause of the shortage could have been supply chain issues from the pandemic. There was an increased demand with more safety restrictions. The war in Ukraine and insufficient supplies have also been added to the list of reasons for the shortage.

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