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Baby formula shortages have Pennsylvania parents scrambling

Formula has been impacted by the supply-chain issues that have roiled the economy in the wake of the pandemic. The issue was exacerbated earlier this year when manufacturer Abbott Nutrition recalled some formula after four babies were hospitalized and two died after being sickened by its product.

By Kate Giammarise/WESA

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Add the Lenten fish fry to the list of supply chain casualties. Surging costs force some to cancel

The cancellation represents a significant blow to one fire station’s finances. it typically counts on its fish fries to generate tens of thousands of dollars annually.
By An-Li Herring/WESA

What’s behind supply chain disruption and what lessons have been learned for the future?

The holiday shopping season does have many consumers thinking about the supply chain.

By Scott LaMar/WITF and Marie Cusick/StateImpact Pennsylvania

Expect to pay more for Christmas trees, experts say

Experts said tree buyers should expect to pay between 10% and 30% more for both live trees and artificial trees this year

By The Associated Press

Supply chain problems affecting economic recovery

For the second straight year, the holiday shopping season may be different than in the years before the coronavirus pandemic.

By Scott LaMar/WITF

Pennsylvania liquor stores put 2-bottle limit on some booze

Pennsylvania’s state-run liquor system is rationing sales of a few dozen products in response to what it describes as supply shortages beyond its control. The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board notified license holders on Thursday that two-bottles-per-day purchase limits for customers at state stores as well as well for bars, restaurants and other license holders goes into effect Friday and will remain in place indefinitely.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press