Sunday, May 22, 2022
White House press release: Today, the Department of Defense (DOD) has sourced a second flight to fulfill the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)'s request for Operation Fly Formula to transport NestlÃ© S.A. formula from Ramstein Air Base in Germany to Washington Dulles International Airport. From there, the formula will be transported to a NestlÃ© facility in Pennsylvania. DOD is contracting with FedEx Express to transport the shipment via its integrated air and ground network. The flight and trucking will take place in the coming days. More details on timing will be announced when available. The Operation Fly Formula shipments will transport 114 pallets of Gerber Good StartÂ® Extensive HA infant formula. This is the remainder of the equivalent of up to 1.5 million 8-ounce bottles of three formulas -- AlfaminoÂ® Infant, AlfaminoÂ® Junior, and Gerber Good StartÂ® Extensive HA -- all of which are hypoallergenic formulas for children with cow's milk protein allergy.
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