TITLE

COMING IN JAN. '04 TO NSLP: ...while USDA takes steps to calm irradiation concerns

PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
FoodService Director;7/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the request of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service for school cafeterias to use monthly menu notices and signage to help students and parents identify entrees containing the irradiated beef that will begin turning up in meals under the National School Lunch Program in 2004. Congressional mandate given to the department regarding the use of irradiated commodities; Position of the department on serving irradiated food in schools; Role of school districts in choosing between irradiated and non-irradiated ground beef products.
ACCESSION #
10393073

 

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