U.S. At War: California's Black Meat

Before the California Legislature's special investigating committee last week packers and war-plant executives told the results of Los Angeles' three-month meat famine: black markets, malnutrition, fantastic prices, racketeering. Samples: > Northrop Aircraft knowingly patronized a black market to get meat for its cafeteria, where 3,600 workers eat. Said Northrop Official George Gore: "I can't tell you where we get our meat. If I did, we wouldn't get any more. It is more important to pay higher-than-ceiling prices and keep quiet."

>Famed Biochemist Henry Borsook found that Lockheed Aircraft workers' efficiency, morale and...

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