Parents swap, sell baby formula as Biden focuses on shortage

  • Ashley Maddox feeds her 5-month-old son, Cole, with formula she bought through a Facebook group of mothers in need Thursday in Imperial Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden stepped up his administration’s response to a nationwide baby formula shortage Thursday that has forced frenzied parents into online groups to swap and sell to each other to keep their babies fed.