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Old 03-28-2007, 04:21 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Snoop Puss
Unsolicited frozen meat door to door from a company you've never heard of? I'd have done the same as you. I'd be worried that it was meat that had been thawed and then refrozen.

Yes, so would I.

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Old 03-28-2007, 04:38 PM   #12
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Well I played along with the young man just to see what he was offering.
He had a nice little pamphlet but would not leave one with me. Interesting.
Each of the three boxes seemed to be packed in a different location. One in Illinois..one in Missouri I think. Maybe one in the "Shake& Bake State" He explained that they trimmed the beef really well but "left the marbling"

It was probably cast-a-ways from a dairy farm

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Old 03-28-2007, 05:47 PM   #13
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We have the Schwan's Food Service here. A very old and very reputable business. The driver's/contractors work on commission only. They have meat, seafood, chicken strips, frozen yogurt bars to name a few. Their products are really good. Yum, Yum, I've had a bunch of it.
There are shady people who watch these trucks and learn their routes. On occasion, they take the opportunity to steal cases of food (all their food is sold by the case) while the driver is busy making a delivery. Their next step is getting ahead of the driver on his route and selling the food to his customers.
I know who my Schwan contractor is. I would tell the bootlegging thief to wait at the door (as if I were going to get money) and call the police. Do that food service a favor (there could be $ off coupons in it for you!)

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Old 03-28-2007, 09:10 PM   #14
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We have Schwan's here as well. The least that person could have done was left a brochure/pamphlet of their products if they were soliciting your business. I assume that guy was shady since he didnt want to leave you any info.
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Old 03-28-2007, 10:47 PM   #15
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Honestly, I have connections as well. All I have to do is talk to the vendors that come into the kitchen I work at. 'Nuff said. Ever seen real restaurant wholesale prices? $1.00/lb pork loins, all 36" of it. 8/12 count shrimp (about 2 oz for each shrimp, the biggest there is) for $10/ lb (I think, it's been awhile). 16 oz lobster tails for $7.00 / ea. Somebody comes to my door, and I laugh, and tell them I can buy a whole striploin for less than what it costs for one of their "boxes", and get more meat out of it to boot.

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