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150,000 pounds of baby food arrive at George Bush Intercontinental Airport

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Parents of little ones can breathe a little as relief arrived by cargo plane Sunday morning.

A total of 150,000 pounds of baby food landed at George Bush Intercontinental Airport on schedule at around 6:50 am. This delivery is part of President Joe Biden’s Operation Fly Formula initiative.

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According to a press release, this shipment of 98 pallets will deliver over 1.5 million baby bottles nationwide.

Bush Airport is a major hub for this type of cargo, receiving over 1,000 tons of baby food from Europe between January and April, making the region second on the list of baby food imports to the United States, according to Wisertrade.

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