FOOD: Tight Belt

Meat-hungry U.S. citizens were served a thin slice of good news last week. But before they could chew it well, bad news ruined the taste. The OPA would hopefully try to distribute more evenly what limited meat supplies there are. Meanwhile, during July, August and September, the U.S. would halt all meat shipments abroad for Lend-Lease and relief.

The bad news: foreign shipments of meat have been so minuscule (aside from those for the armed forces), that not much more will be available for civilians anyway.


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