U.K. STORES COPING WITH FOOT-AND-MOUTH CRISIS

LONDON (FNS) -- British food retailers last week said their meat inventories were returning to normal despite a continued escalation of foot-and-mouth disease among the nation's livestock herds.Food retailers moved rapidly last month to make alternative arrangements for beef, pork and lamb following the outbreak of the crisis. Many are now sourcing beef from Ireland, pork from Denmark and Holland,

LONDON (FNS) -- British food retailers last week said their meat inventories were returning to normal despite a continued escalation of foot-and-mouth disease among the nation's livestock herds.

Food retailers moved rapidly last month to make alternative arrangements for beef, pork and lamb following the outbreak of the crisis. Many are now sourcing beef from Ireland, pork from Denmark and Holland, and lamb from New Zealand.

The outbreak resulted in stockpiling of meat by cons

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