Where's the Beef: U.S. beef consumption in decline

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j-lpryor wrote:

The Beef growers,shippers,retailers are trying to sell an overpriced product !
The Beef Industry have priced themselves OUT OF BUSINESS .
John Q. Public can’t afford what you are trying to sell !!!~

Dec 23, 2011 11:30am EST  --  Report as abuse
EWW wrote:

Perhaps this will mean fewer suffering cows in the future. Unfortunately, the drive to cut cost will almost certainly translate into less humane conditions for the herd.

Dec 23, 2011 5:39pm EST  --  Report as abuse
scarr34 wrote:

By the time I get colon cancer, they’ll have a cure for it!

Dec 23, 2011 6:42pm EST  --  Report as abuse
sangell wrote:

Yep $10plus per pound for a New York steak makes pork and chicken a more frequent entree on my table.

Dec 23, 2011 6:44pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Sinbad1 wrote:

It is all about price, because of the global food shortage meat prices have gone through the roof. In Argentina the worlds largest beef exporter the Argentinian people can no longer afford their own beef. In Australia beef is still affordable but lamb is very expensive. Every time the US prints more dollar bills the price of food goes up around the world. The so called Arab spring has more to do with food prices than politics but the media keeps that quiet.

Dec 23, 2011 6:59pm EST  --  Report as abuse
duet wrote:

Prices way too high on beef and lamb. Love both but there is lots of other good stuff to eat instead. Might as well export it to those that want to pay the exorbitant prices.

Dec 23, 2011 7:36pm EST  --  Report as abuse
gadolinium wrote:

Good, then we won’t have to guess about GMO corn, GMO soy, or rendered animal parts and hormones, antibiotics you’ve given them
wrapped in that BPA plastic carton.
to be washed down with fracked water while breathing smoggy air. That’s just right here in Denver.

Dec 23, 2011 10:37pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Intriped wrote:

Good. Never has tasted the same in comparison to when I was a kid. I am now 50 and of course have noticed the change in flavor not to mention quality of the cut etc. I eat steak about 5 or 6 times a year as compared to 30 or 40 times per year in my early years of life.

Dec 24, 2011 1:57am EST  --  Report as abuse
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