Total red meat supplies in freezers were down 5 percent from the previous month but up 15 percent from last year. Total pounds of beef in freezers were down 3 percent from the previous month but up 10 percent from last year. Frozen pork supplies were down 8 percent from the previous month but up 20 percent from last year. Stocks of pork bellies were down 43 percent from last month and down 5 percent from last year.

Total frozen poultry supplies on July 31, 2012 were up 1 percent from the previous month but down 6 percent from a year ago. Total stocks of chicken were up slightly from the previous month but down 14 percent from last year. Total pounds of turkey in freezers were up 1 percent from last month and up 6 percent from July 31, 2011.

Total natural cheese stocks in refrigerated warehouses on July 31, 2012 were down slightly from the previous month and down 4 percent from July 31, 2011.

Butter stocks were down 5 percent from last month but up 24 percent from a year ago.

Total frozen fruit stocks were up 22 percent from last month and up 14 percent from a year ago.

Total frozen vegetable stocks were up 12 percent from last month and up 7 percent from a year ago.