What is the most shoplifted item in America in 2005? Meat.
Of all the things people could shoplift, meat would not have been my first guess.
Meatlifting is a grave problem for food retailers: According to the Food Marketing Institute, meat was the most shoplifted item in America’s grocery stores in 2005. (It barely edged out analgesics and was a few percentage points ahead of razor blades and baby formula.)