ALBANY, N.Y. -- Liquid baby formula has mysteriously become a hot commodity in these parts. According to reports, groups of men have been entering supermarkets throughout upstate New York late at night and buying all the cases of canned formula on the shelves and asking clerks if they can purchase all the formula in stock in the back room. Spot shortages have been seen since September. Reports of the formula buying sprees even made the evening TV news in New York City. In one, a camera ...

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