FOOD: Up & Down

Developments on the food front last week meant that the U.S. people will get:

> Less beef (points on all cuts were raised; round steak now takes 13 points a pound).

> Slightly less mutton, lamb and veal (points were raised). But the War Food Administration announced a greater allotment of lamb and mutton for civilians.

> More black-market meat (as packers refused to buy cattle at the cattlemen's price, black-market dealers snapped it up; the rise in beef points broadened their retail market).

> Less canned tomatoes, corn and peas (No. 2 cans...

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