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Baby Formula: Thank Protectionists and the FDA for the Shortage

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05/19/2022Ryan McMaken

With the shortage have come the usual half-baked bromides about "evil corporations" and how they aren't regulated enough. The real fault lies with welfare statists, Trump-style protectionists, and the FDA. 

Original Article: "Baby Formula: Thank Protectionists and the FDA for the Shortage"

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Baby Formula: Thank Protectionists and the FDA for the Shortage