Cheese thievery on the upsurge

Thieves have a hankering for cheese and they’re not saying “please” when they take it either.

According to a 2011 survey of 1,187 large retailers in 43 countries by the Centre for Retail Research in Britain, cheese is one of the staples, along with fresh meat, that were stolen or lost (sometimes it is hard to tell the difference) at rates far higher than the overall average for the grocery industry.

Better Farming - February 2012