FOOD: Meat Moratorium

Bedlam in the stockyards, where a record high of 300,000 hogs a day are being slaughtered, may soon force a reluctant OPA to remove pork from list of rationed foods.

Meanwhile, the near-record killings of beef and lamb have turned a meat shortage into a temporary surplus. Last week cold-storage warehouses from coast to coast were jammed with more meat than in any December during the past five years, while farmers still hold enough hogs and cattle to keep packers working at full speed through January.

One Philadelphia meat packer stirred the 600 members of the Independent Meat Packers Association...

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