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2008-10-09 06:00:30

By John Simerman In the land of fruits and nuts, your meat is just a bit too meaty for Uncle Sam. Beef and poultry lovers in California will get less fresh meat, pound for pound, under a federal rule change that requires the state to use the same weighing method as the rest of the country. The change, which starts today, will mean about 1.4 percent less beef for the money, and about 2.35 percent less chicken -- about a dollar per week for meat-happy families, according the state...


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