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Beef Shortage #27619

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 08, 1973
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(Studio) Beef shortage grows more serious.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(S. Orange, New Jersey) Beef shortage in E. reaches drastic proportions. [REPORTER - asks if supermarket manager expects to run out of beef before freeze lift.] [Meat manager Donald HUFF - believes he will run out.] Consumers resigned to shortages and high prices.

(Tijuana, Mexico) Many South California residents flock to Tijuana, Mexico, each day to buy beef at 60% savings. Question of quality surrounds beef but most shoppers can't tell any difference.
REPORTER: Dick Shoemaker (KABC-TV)

(Zamora, California) Many cattle in California sold to Japan for unknown price. [Feed lot manager Don CUDD - believes soaring feed costs for cattle justify selling cattle to Japan.]
REPORTER: Anne Kaestner

Kaestner, Anne;
Reasoner, Harry;
Young, Bob

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