The baby formula shortage plaguing Americans has finally reached the Great White North.
“There continues to be a national shortage of specialized infant formulas for infants with food allergies and certain medical conditions. This includes extensively hydrolyzed formulas and amino acid-based formulas. There is no shortage of regular infant formula in Canada,” a Government of Canada public advisory reads.
Despite the claim that there is no shortage of regular infant formula in Canada, signs across the country tell a very different story.
“Due to supply issues, all baby formula items will have a limit of 2 per purchase. This is to ensure everyone can access the items that they need,” a Real Canadian Superstore sign reads.
Meanwhile, Alberta has been facing a baby formula shortage in Alberta since at least May, all while the mainstream media says not to worry because it’s just specialized baby formula for babies with allergies that we’re low on — which would be bad enough by itself if that were the whole truth.
“Currently, there is no national shortage of regular infant formula,” the CBC lies.
As for how long the shortages will last, you can expect them to last at least until the Fall, if not longer.
“While shipments of specialized formulas are arriving in Canada to alleviate the effects of the shortage and will be available through pharmacies nationwide starting the first week of July, supply of these specialized products will continue to be limited throughout the summer,” the public advisory continues.
Again, regardless of what the government is saying, it’s safe to presume that limits on purchasing baby formula will apply to all formulas, not just specialized ones.
As for how the Trudeau government is handling the shortage, it’s as you could expect: allowing factories to send all their baby formula to China.
As reported by True North, a Chinese-owned factory in Kingston, Ontario, that received $225 million in taxpayer money from the government, shipped all its formulas to the People’s Republic of China in May.
And unfortunately, it’s unlikely that Trudeau will ever address this abysmal state of affairs.