Due to poor beef sales, with the economy being blamed for less Americans eating out, IBP/Tyson is reducing production at 4 out of 10 of its US beef plants. Excel Corp., the nations third largest beef and pork producer, has also slightly reduced its production. It’s comforting to see that the formula of “people eating less beef = less beef being produced” holds true.
Reports also show that the Veg Blog has been responsible for 75% of the production decrease. OK, maybe I made that part up… (via FoodHeadlines.com)