Letters, May 27, 1946

Hogs & Humans

Sirs:

With men, women & children the world over starving for lack of bread [TIME, April 29], it is shocking to discover that farmers here in Howell County, Mo., are feeding flour to hogs! . . . Farmers [are] forced to purchase large quantities of wheat flour in order to buy feed for their livestock. We have in our office signed statements from farmers and retailers alike testifying to the situation. So far, there has been no OPA action, although it is a distinct violation of laws forbidding dual purchases. ....

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