Blood donors needed to fill emergency shortage
(Denver, CO) Colorado may soon face a blood shortage crisis, as blood donations fail to keep up with need this summer. Vitalant, the nation’s largest independent, nonprofit blood services provider, says the blood supply for life-saving medical interventions is down nearly 50% since the start of the summer. The blood service is a provider for 75 hospitals in Colorado and about 900 hospitals nationwide.
Emergency Services Look for Reasons Behind Supply Shortages in Medicine and Medical Devices
Paramedics load patient into ambulance.Mat Napo/Unsplash. Ambulance and health care services around the country continue to deal with a shortage in medications and medical supplies. The reasons are multifaceted. We same shortages began after 9/11/2001 when the U.S. Government began ordering large quantities of nerve agent antidote kits. After the supply chain caught up, we started seeing shortages affiliated with other disasters, such as bags produced in areas devastated by hurricanes.
Popular fruit disappearing in grocery stores due to low stock
If you enjoy making fruit salad for summer, you may need to alter your recipe since at least one popular summer fruit is currently running low on stock. Many grocery stores and supermarkets across the US are starting to run low on kiwi fruit.
Popular vegetable running low on stock causes shoppers and restaurants to look for alternatives
Every day, it seems there is a new product shortage to report. Unfortunately, today is no different. The latest casualty of the current supply chain crisis is a popular starchy vegetable that many shoppers and restaurants use in their meals.
Popular snack food disappearing from grocery stores due to corn shortage
It seems like we can't go a day without hearing about another shortage of a popular food item at the grocery store. First, it was toilet paper, then eggs, and now it's corn, which affects the availability of many snack items that use it in their recipes.
Is there a national tampon shortage?
After months of complaints on social media, and finally, an article from Time, top retailers and manufacturers admitted to the shortage. Daniel Case, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons (photo cropped by author)
Beloved condiment out of stock in San Francisco
(Photo by John Cameron/Unsplash) Fans of hot sauce, take note — this condiment is likely to be in short supply in the coming days and weeks. The weather is to blame. If you like this hot sauce, you might want to stock up if your local supermarket still has some on the shelf.
Our Opinion, You Can’t Make This Up, We Have a Tampon Shortage
A pharmacist with 16 years in the business, working for Avenue Chemists, a small pharmacy in Queens, New York, said she's never – ever -- seen a tampon shortage. We haven’t either, and we’re a lot older than 16.
Popular condiment out of stock in many grocery stores due to ingredient shortage
If you like to add a little spice to your food, you may want to stock up on this popular condiment while you can. If you're a fan of Sriracha sauce, you may want to stock up if your local grocery store still has stock on the shelves.
Governor Jared Polis declares emergency due to baby formula shortage
Woman bottle feeding a baby.Photo by RODNAE Productions / Pexels. (Denver, Colo.) Gov. Jared Polis signed an Executive Order declaring a disaster emergency to address the nationwide infant formula shortage.
Baby Formula Crisis is Getting Dire in the Bay Area
The baby formula crisis is getting dire in many parts of the Bay Area, with many parents unable to find formula for their babies amid ongoing shortages.
Experts Warn Colorado Parents on Homemade Baby Formula
Making your own formula could be dangerous.Photo by Lucy Wolski on Unsplash. On May 17, Governor Jared Polis announced a partnership with Mothers’ Milk Bank (MMB) through the Rocky Mountain Children’s Health Foundation to help with the baby formula shortage affecting Colorado and the rest of the United States.
Forsyth County moms help each other during baby formula shortage
(Forsyth County, GA) Over the past two years, Forsyth County residents have had to deal with inconvenient shortages and purchase limits due to the COVID-19 pandemic and other supply chain challenges. But arguably nothing has been as stressful for parents as the current baby formula shortage.
Colorado Governor Announces Solution for Baby Formula Shortage
A shortage of baby formula leaves many Colorado parents worried.By alfa27 on Adobe Stock Images. This week, Governor Jared Polis announced a hopeful solution to the baby formula shortage affecting Colorado and the rest of the United States.
Colorado families struggle to secure infant formula
Man holding a bottle feeding baby.Photo by Sasha Kim / Pexels. (Denver, Colo.) A national infant formula shortage is worsening across the country. Last week, the national out-of-stock percentage hit 43%, according to data from the product firm Datasembly.
The Great Formula Shortage of 2022
Fed is best.(@kellysikkema/Unsplash) Before the invention of formula or the implementation of feeding bottles, wet nurses were the most common alternative to a mother’s milk. A wet nurse is a lactating woman who offers the milk her body produces to feed babies unrelated to herself.
Prices of Used Cars Have Increased by 40% in Washington State
used car lot photoPhoto by Manoj Prasad (Creative Commons) The price of used cars in Washington state has increased so much that Senator Cantwell, Chair of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, took to the Senate floor to call attention to soaring used car prices. For the most part, the shortage in new cars is caused in part by the semiconductor chip shortage. Information from the Washington Auto Dealers Association over the past two years says that the average price of used cars rose by 41% in Spokane and 33.9% in Yakima and the Tri-Cities.
Baby And Toddler Formula Shortage In Chicago
Supply shortages have caused some store shelves to be empty. The baby formula aisles of stores like Walgreens and Target have limited quantities. In some locations, it led to a limit on how much formula shoppers get allowed to buy. In Melrose Park Walgreens, baby and toddler formula are only three per transaction. (source)
Experts expect prices of some meat products to go up by 70 percent by summer
Many Americans may soon need to edit their shopping lists to find lower-cost alternatives to populate protein sources as prices at the supermarket are expected to surge in the coming months.