TITLE

Govt. reviews commod. specs

PUB. DATE
October 1998
SOURCE
FoodService Director;10/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p98
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the United States Department of Agriculture's decision to review all commodity specifications and standards for foods for domestic feeding programs, including school meals. Placement of emphasis on ensuring that food safety requirements are `the same or better' than commercial equivalents; Organizations involved in the initiative.
ACCESSION #
1584418

 

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