In Reply to: The whole 3-company monopoly shouldn't be allowed. For now, posted by they've finally allowed WIC recipients to buy other than their state's contract brand. sm on Mon, May 23 2022 at 01:37 PM CDT:
: That does not, cf course, address the underlying issues. But no Congress of either party has been or will be inclined to do that because big corporations are big political money.
: I'm just getting tired of all the Mexico, Mexico, illegal aliens, illegal aliens BS. There are some babies held in government custody whose mothers entered the country illegally, so some formula was shipped to those holding centers. The quantity was literally a drop in the Mississippi river, not just a bucket, compared to what is used in this country every day, and it wasn't the specialty formulas or even other formula from the manufacturer whose products are in desperately short supply.
: But heck, yeah, let's starve some Mexican or Guatemalan babies because corporate food, greed, and bureaucracy have screwed up our supply lines. It's the principle of the thing, right?
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