The White House announced on Wednesday that it is importing approximately 16 million 8-ounce bottle equivalents of baby formula from Mexico to address America’s ongoing shortage.
The statement was noted as the Tenth Operation Fly Formula Mission in recent weeks.
“Today, President Biden is announcing that his Administration is sourcing trucking, facilitated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), for Operation Fly Formula to transport Gerber infant formula from Mexico to Fort Worth, Texas starting on June 24,” the statement read.
“This delivery will include approximately 1 million pounds of Gerber Good Start Gentle infant formula, the equivalent of approximately 16 million 8-ounce bottles. The product will be available through retail channels,” it added.
The White House stated that by June 26 the flights are on