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Phase IV / Food Prices #229565

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 23, 1973
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(Studio) First full week of Phase IV in effect., Food prices zoom.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Atlanta, Georgia) Buyers swamp supermarkets before final freeze lift reaches across nation. Poultry and pork products rise.

(Fulton Cty., Georgia) Georgia poultry processors run at full capacity this week, but requests from supermarkets exceed processors' production. Wholesalers increase prices to all-time high. [Poultry processor Doug CAGLE - says demand for poultry very high. Hard to keep up with demands.] As long as beef remains frozen and supplies short, poultry to be in great demand.
REPORTER: Bruce Hall

(Chicago, Illinois) Prices checked at 3 retail' food chains. Prices up already. Egg, poultry, potato, pork price increases given. Milk and bread to incr. substantially within next month
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Hall, Bruce;
Mudd, Roger;
Plante, Bill;
Rabel, Ed

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