Nestle flies baby formula supplies to US from Europe

By Richa Naidu

LONDON (Reuters) - Nestle SA is flying baby formula supplies to the United States from the Netherlands and Switzerland to alleviate tha shortage in U.S. supermarkets, the company said in an emailed statement to Reuters on Tuesday.

"Both products were already being imported but we moved shipments up and rushed via air to help fill immediate needs," Nestle said.

(Editing by Matt Scuffham and Jason Neely)