Infant Formula Shortage

Information for Health Professionals

Learn more about which infant formulas are limited or unavailable, how to ensure you are using the formulas as intended, and which formulas are temporarily approved by Health Canada to support infant feeding during this temporary shortage.

Formula Decision Tree

You can use this Health Canada Decision Tree to help ensure you are using all formulas as intended.

Support Documents

Canadian Paediatric Society

For health professionals to share with parents and caregivers looking for information on dealing with the shortage of specialty infant formulas.

Canadian Pharmacists Association

Health Canada

Alberta Blue Cross 


For health professionals, send non-urgent questions related to formula shortages to