White House Explains How DPA Invocation Will Stem Formula Shortage

By Jessica Karins / May 19, 2022 at 4:22 PM
The invocation of the Defense Production Act will help speed up the manufacture of baby formula amid the national shortage by empowering the government to direct resources to formula manufacturers and make they’re at the top of the list for ingredients and other materials that are needed in the production process, senior administration officials said during a press briefing Thursday (May 19). Officials said the administration is actively in conversations with companies that produce formula and wouldn’t say which specific...

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