The Biden administration reportedly is sending pallets of baby formula to the border to feed illegal alien children amid a nationwide shortage that’s left thousands of American parents scrambling to provide for their own babies, according to one GOP congressman.
Rep. Kat Cammack, R-Florida, said a border agent at the Ursuala migrant processing center in McAllen, Texas sent her photos showing shelves stocked with baby formula from a shipment that just arrived at the facility, among other supplies meant for illegal aliens and their kids.
"They are sending pallets, pallets of baby formula to the border," Cammack alleged. “Meanwhile, in our own district at home, we cannot find baby formula."
“The first photo is from this morning at the Ursula Processing Center at the U.S. border. Shelves and pallets packed with baby formula,” Cammack added in another tweet, along with a photo showing tubs of formula that had reportedly been shipped to the border. “The second is from a shelf right here at home. Formula is scarce. This is what America last looks like.”
In the photos, the pallets of formula and baby food have been enveloped in plastic wrap and tagged with signs that read: “Do Not Take.”
The first photo is from this morning at the Ursula Processing Center at the U.S. border. Shelves and pallets packed with baby formula.— Kat Cammack (@Kat_Cammack) May 11, 2022
The second is from a shelf right here at home. Formula is scarce.
This is what America last looks like. pic.twitter.com/OO0V99njoy
Meanwhile, an alarming shortage of baby formula is being reported from coast to coast, with more than 40% of all formula currently out of stock. In some places, that number is as high as 53% thanks to long-term supply chain problems, historic inflation, and a product recall that ended up shutting down a major formula-producing plant in Sturgis, Michigan back in February – a plant that the FDA has yet to green-light for reopening.
Some parents had reported driving for hours, traveling out of state, and enlisting distance relatives and friends for help finding their baby’s formula. The situation is even more dire for parents of children with food sensitivities or allergies and who require specialty formulas, many of which can’t be found on store shelves or online.