Update from Health Canada on the supply of infant formula in Canada

Posted: May 3, 2023

Publié le 3 May 2023

The College is notifying dietitians of the following update from Health Canada as it may be applicable to their dietetic practice.

Health Canada has informed system partners that the shortage of hypoallergenic infant formula has largely subsided, the supply has been relatively stable, and needs are being met. However, they reported concerns from parents about finding their regular infant formula options. The key message from Health Canada highlighted their awareness of the situation, and the steps they are taking to ensure access and availability of supplies of alternative, safe and nutritious products for families.
Dietitians who are supporting families on limited supplies of regular infant formula may find these resources helpful. Please refer to the following resources for full details: