TITLE

Don't get mad

AUTHOR(S)
Lempert, Phil
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;11/1/2005, Vol. 84 Issue 16, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the impact of mad cow disease on the sales performance of supermarkets in the U.S., as of November 2005. Howard Lyman, an ex-cattle rancher turned vegetarian, shocked the nation by revealing that cattle slaughterhouse waste was being fed to cattle, a practice that could lead to mad cow disease, officially known as bovine spongiform encephalopathy. The exposure led to increased sales of organic beef. Beef sales have been increasing significantly since 2001. As shoppers continue on their path toward better nutrition, the beef industry will have to re-engineer its future.
ACCESSION #
18903195

 

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