Formula Rationing - What would you do?

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Registered: 10-01-2010
Formula Rationing - What would you do?
Mon, 04-08-2013 - 11:18pm

Would this be a problem for most formula-feeeding parents? Would you be concerned if you were using formula for your baby?

Baby milk rationed in UK over China export fear

Danone, the manufacturer of Aptamil and Cow and Gate baby milk powder, said most supermarkets were introducing a restriction of two cans per customer.

It said the limit was to prevent some individuals from bulk-buying baby milk for "unofficial exports".

Retailers were also capping sales of Nestle's SMA milk, despite the company saying there were no stock shortages.

Danone said in a statement: "We understand that the increased demand is being fuelled by unofficial exports to China to satisfy the needs of parents who want Western brands for their babies."
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"We would like to apologise to parents for any inconvenience caused by this limit. We know that most parents only buy one pack at a time, so we hope that the impact of this limit on UK parents will be minimal," it added.

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22066243