Nebraska WIC has received waivers from USDA allowing us to TEMPORARILY offer different brands of formula until more formula that is not affected by the recall is available. See alternate formula options below.
Please call your local WIC office to have your food package changed.
If you receive formula from WIC but cannot find your brand of formula in stores due to the recall, WIC can help find alternate formulas.
Alternate Formulas are available if you are receiving:
If the store does not have any product available to exchange, keep your cans and try to exchange at a later date.
*NE WIC is able to temporarily offer this option for participants because of special waivers given by USDA, due to this recall.
The COVID-19 pandemic caused a shortage of formula in some stores. Abbott's voluntary formula recall made these shortages worse. We want your baby to be healthy and safe. Here are the answers to the questions we hear most often.
Formula Shortage FAQS
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