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'Upscale' non-organic veal?

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'Upscale' non-organic veal?

Tom Meg | Jan 18, 2004 04:01 PM

At the nearby supermarket here in Queens, I noticed that they sell veal breast for less than a dollar a pound. In Manhattan, at Fairway, the same cut of veal goes for almost three dollars a pound.

My question hopefully has relevance outside the NYC area:

If we're talking about plain old mass-produced veal (as opposed to the organic, free-range, less 'cruel' variety), is all veal pretty much the same? If I'm going to buy non-organic veal, is there any reason to pay more at Citarella or Fairway as opposed to my local no-frills "Food Dynasty"? Is there some rating system or other factors I should be aware of?

Link: http://meglioranza.com

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