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Baby formula flights to relieve shortage to arrive this weekend
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In an effort to address a nationwide shortage, the first baby formula flights will arrive in Indiana this weekend.
The White House said Friday that the U.S. Air Force planes will depart Germany's Ramstein Air Base carrying 132 pallets of Nestlé Health Science Alfamino Infant and Alfamino Junior formula.
An additional 114 pallets of Gerber Good Start Extensive HA formula are expected to arrive over the new few days.
ABBOTT SAYS IT WILL BE AT LEAST TWO MONTHS BEFORE BABY FORMULA FROM SHUTTERED PLANT HITS SHELVES
In total, approximately 1.5 million 8-ounce bottles of the three hypoallergenic baby formulas will arrive.
President Biden had initially requested that the Pentagon use commercially chartered aircraft to move the formula from Europe to America. However, the administration said no commercial flights were available this weekend.