Scaling Down on Meat

May 1976
Time;5/31/1976, Vol. 107 Issue 23, p30
The article reports on the efforts of Kremlin to scale down consumption of meat due to supply shortages in Soviet Union in 1976. It mentions that customers has been warned by restaurants and cafeterias that meat will not be served one day out of seven days while Moscow has also campaigned to scale down meat consumption due to the growing shortages of meat resulting from the disastrous grain harvest in 1975. It notes that the disastrous grain harvest that results to 75 million-ton grain shortfall has led to a severe pinch in feed grain for animal. It states the changes in meat consumption will probably shock Russians, who are commonly used to shortages.


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