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- Food Safety Reforms on Tap? // Food Management;Jun2001, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p10
Focuses on food safety legislation in the United States. Proposals to create a single food agency; Legislative measures to expand the United States Department of Agriculture's food regulation function.
- USDA research center targets food safety. // Prepared Foods;Jun98, Vol. 167 Issue 6, p109
Highlights the commitment of the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Eastern Regional Research Center to food safety. Budget allocated for food safety research; Information on Food Pathogen Model of the USDA.
- Congress and White House join-hands on food safety. // FoodService Director;11/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p28
Reports that the drive for stronger Federal laws promoting food safety continues to pick up steam from the Congressional leaders and the Clinton administration. United States' restrictions on foreign food products; Introducing a bill for expanding of United States Department of Agriculture's...
- USDA gives schools more meal planning flexibility. Carlson, Gordon // Dairy Foods;Jun98, Vol. 99 Issue 6, p14
Reports that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) wants schools to use any reasonable approach to meet nutrition standards established for food programs in 1995-1996. Details on the regulations proposed by the USDA; Information on the nutrition standards for school meals.
- Federal Rules Ban Sweetened Fruit. SHAH, NIRVI // Education Week;3/7/2012, Vol. 31 Issue 23, p4
The article reports that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has banned school districts from serving fruit with added sugar as part of their school breakfast and lunch programs and comments that the ban will be in effect following the 2012-13 school year.
- What's your beef? Coghlan, Andy // New Scientist;3/24/2012, Vol. 213 Issue 2857, p4
The article reports that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has removed lean finely textured beef from the menu of U.S. school children following a petition demanding its removal.
- It takes more than books for kids to learn. Wiggins, Betti // Michigan Citizen;9/15/2013, Vol. 35 Issue 45, pA10
The article reports on the steps taken by the Detroit Public Schools Office of School Nutrition to comply with healthy food standards imposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) through the federal legislation Healthy and Hungry Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHKFA).
- How Farmers Markets Dodged a Regulatory Bullet in Pennsylvania. Linnekin, Baylen; Leib, Emily Broad; Rosenberg, Nathan // Hit & Run;8/26/2012, p9
The article discusses a study conducted by the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic on commission from nonprofit organization, Keep Food Legal to determine the effect of Act 106 on the livelihood of farmers and their markets in Pennsylvania. It examines the findings that the Department of...
- USDA Solicits Commentary on K-12 Unpaid Meal Charge Policies. // Food Management Exclusive Insight;10/21/2014, p1
The article reports on the solicitation by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) of feedback on unpaid meal charge policies across the country, as required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.