FOOD: Land of Plenty

From the Department of Agriculture came a report which would make wistful and incredible reading for Europe's starving millions (see above). The U.S., its farms untouched by the war, was still a cornucopia land: in 1946 its citizens would probably eat better than ever be fore in their history of plenty.

There was nothing but good to report of the U.S. larder. "Plentiful supplies of most foods are in prospect. . . . More ice cream, cheese, condensed and evaporated milk, fluid cream, canned vegetables and fresh and frozen fish will be available. . . . Eggs and fluid milk will...