FOOD SHIPMENTS NOT BOXED IN BY UPS STRIKE

ATLANTA -- The strike by 185,000 United Parcel Service employees apparently had little effect on the shipment of food to retailers last week, but mail-order food companies had to make some adjustments in their shipping efforts.A spokeswoman for Food Distributors International, Falls Church, Va., told SN the trade group has not heard of any food-related problems stemming from the strike because, "our

ATLANTA -- The strike by 185,000 United Parcel Service employees apparently had little effect on the shipment of food to retailers last week, but mail-order food companies had to make some adjustments in their shipping efforts.

A spokeswoman for Food Distributors International, Falls Church, Va., told SN the trade group has not heard of any food-related problems stemming from the strike because, "our members do their own distribution."

A spokeswoman for the National Retail Fed

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