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Retailing Today reports that the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. (A&P) has introduced a new line of locally raised beef, chicken and turkey products under the Mid-Atlantic Country Farms brand name.

According to the story, the “products are raised by family-owned farms using humane and sustainable farming methods, reducing the environmental impact of shipping food products over long distances ... the animals used in the product line are fed a 100% vegetarian diet made from corn, soybean meal and a blend of vitamins, minerals, amino acids and oils.”
KC's View:
Now, if A&P could find itself some local customers, maybe it could really turn its declining fortunes around.

(Okay, that was a cheap shot. I couldn’t help myself. But I kid because I love.)