LAKELAND, Fla. -- Publix Super Markets here -- in an effort to educate consumers and ultimately to sell them more meat -- is giving away disposable meat thermometers with the purchase of ground round. The chain, with 400 some units in the Southeast, has ordered 650,000 of the individual thermometers for giveaway in all its divisions. Contained in a blister pack with directions on how to use them, the thermometers are affixed to the outside of packages of ground round. The promotion began on ...

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