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A German cargo plane landed at Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas, early Sunday morning., According to a local report, more than 150,000 pounds of baby formula has been carried.

As part of President Biden’s “Operation Fly Formula” operation to address the shortage of baby formula, the shipment arrived just before 7 a.m. with 10,500 cases of formula – enough formula for 1.5 million bottles, KHOU-TV reported.

The cases will be sent to the Nestle distribution center in Fort Worth, which will deliver the formula to retailers in the US.

Global baby formula manufacturers are bringing products to the US after the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) relaxed import policy to address the problem.

The FDA received a report of the death of another infant related to the baby formula

Last week, the Biden administration said it would facilitate the shipment of 44,000 pounds, or approximately 548,000, eight-ounce bottles of Nestle Alfamino and Alfamino Jr. Specialty Infant Formula from Switzerland to Louisville, Kentucky.

A can of Toddler Nutritional Drink is on the shelf at a grocery store in Surfside, Fla., On Friday, June 17, 2022.

A can of Toddler Nutritional Drink is on the shelf at a grocery store in Surfside, Fla., On Friday, June 17, 2022.
(AP Photo / Wilfredo Lee)

Earlier this month, the FDA said an estimated 1.3 million cans of the Gerber Good Start Gentle infant formula would be imported from Mexico to the US.

Nearly 33 million full-size, 8-ounce bottles – or 2.2 million pounds – are expected to be available from Nestle on Gerber’s website and at major retailers starting in July and extending through October.

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As of June 19, the White House said “Operation Fly Formula” flights had imported nearly 13 million eight-bottle equivalent of Baby Formula.

Fox News Julia Musto contributed to this report.