Baby formula shortage impacts Oregon families

The national shortage began in the early days of the pandemic and worsened due to labor shortages and a major product recall.

PORTLAND, Ore. — The baby formula shortage is leaving parents across the country struggling. In Oregon, Governor Kate Brown is pushing to re-stock store shelves and businesses will be investigated if accused of price gouging as families scramble to feed their children.

Ashley Emerson’s baby spent 6 months in neonatal intensive care before she was able her to go home in Gladstone. But, now mom and baby face another challenge.

“It’s just been really difficult trying to find formula, and it’s just

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