PRICES FALL ON GRILLING BEEF; SALES STAMPEDE ENSUES

Downward pressure on prices for beef is having an effect on consumers' choices when it comes to grilling products.In short, beef is in this season, retailers agreed. What they did not necessarily agree on was how that is affecting their meat programs.At Martin's Super Markets in South Bend, Ind., Phil Plummer, director of meat and seafood, said that retail prices have obviously persuaded some consumers,

Downward pressure on prices for beef is having an effect on consumers' choices when it comes to grilling products.

In short, beef is in this season, retailers agreed. What they did not necessarily agree on was how that is affecting their meat programs.

At Martin's Super Markets in South Bend, Ind., Phil Plummer, director of meat and seafood, said that retail prices have obviously persuaded some consumers, who in previous years would have moved to chicken and other grilling alt

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