How formula shortage impacts WIC, child nutrition

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Formula recall
Empty shelf space is seen at a Price Chopper supermarket in Guilderland, N.Y., where recalled Similac powder products were displayed. Mike Groll/AP Photo

In February one of the largest suppliers of formula announced a recall, leading to a national shortage. Abbott is the contract supplier for the Wisconsin Infant and Children (WIC) program, which was forced to quickly adapt. We talk with the program director and a dietitian about nutrition for children.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Kari Malone Guest
  • Chris Grover Guest
  • Danielle Zold Guest