AS THE FERVOR DIES DOWN: USDA allays school beef concerns

Salkin, Stephanie
February 2004
FoodService Director;2/15/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p45
Trade Publication
Reports on the clarification issued by the U.S. Agriculture Department (USDA) that the discovery of mad cow disease in Washington state has not affected school purchases as of February 2004. Provisions issued by the Food Safety and Inspection Service of the USDA to enhance protection against the disease in the food supply; Parts of cattle 30 months or older that are prohibited from use in the food supply; Food supply purchases made by USDA. INSET: STUDY BLAMES FAST-FOOD.


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