CHICAGO - Longtime TV newsman Ted Koppel said food retailers have an opportunity to help consumers prepare in the event of a pandemic or other disaster, such as a biological or nuclear terrorist attack. "We should get the word out that people should start stocking up on a month or two supply of food," he said in the keynote address to open the Food Marketing Institute Show here last week. "So what if they deplete your shelves, you can restock. If the [avian] flu hits, that's when we will ...

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