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Questions and Answers Regarding the 2022 Infant Formula Shortage in the CACFP

FNS Document #
CACFP 10-2022
Resource type
Policy Memos
FAQs/Q&As
Resource Materials
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DATE: June 17, 2022
POLICY MEMO: CACFP 10-2022
SUBJECT: Questions and Answers Regarding the 2022 Infant Formula Shortage in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
TO: Regional Directors
Special Nutrition Programs
All Regions
State Directors
Child Nutrition Programs
All States

The ongoing infant formula shortage due to supply chain issues, which worsened due to a major formula recall in February 2022, has left many Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) operators concerned about access to formula and their options for safely feeding infants in their care.  

FNS has developed the following Questions and Answers to support CACFP operators and the families they serve during this unprecedented and evolving situation. FNS is also committed to continuing to monitor the situation, meeting with key stakeholders, and providing technical assistance to state agencies as issues arise. Additional questions not covered by this document should be directed toward the respective FNS regional office

Andrea Farmer
Acting Director
Policy and Program Development Division

 

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06/17/2022