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GA officials on the lookout for baby formula price gouging

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(NewsNation) — Concerned families have desperately searched store shelves, social media and store websites in an attempt to find food for their children amid a nationwide baby formula shortage.

Even when they find formula, parents may be facing a different problem: the Georgia Attorney General’s Office says they are keeping an eye out for potential instances of formula price gouging.

“Nothing is more important than a child’s health and well-being, and anyone artificially increasing the cost of formula on the backs of hardworking Georgians will be held accountable for their illegal actions,” Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr said. “Our office will continue to support and protect Georgia’s families who are frustrated by empty store shelves and outrageous prices when they are simply trying to feed their children.”

Carr said parents across Georgia are frustrated and in need of help. He warned that some sellers may…

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