U.S. At War: The Great Liverwurst Problem

In Manhattan, city of delicatessens, liverwurst caused a minor crisis last week. Rationed at seven points a pound, it lost most of its appeal. Since liverwurst can be kept only a few days dealers stared moodily at their moldering stocks.

Up & down the U.S., butchers faced the same problem. Steaks, roasts, chops, all highpoint meats, were a drug on the market. Many a butcher took advantage of OPA's concession that point values may be cut if stocks are in danger of spoiling. Too many butchers took advantage: OPA debated canceling its...

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