USDA unveils latest meat irradiation rules
- ...and solve the mysteries of meat. // Consumer Reports on Health;Jul97, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p82
Focuses on how the United States Department of Agriculture terms different types of meats available there. Terminology of lean, extra lean and natural meats, among others.
- USDA-approved safe handling labels... // Prepared Foods;Oct94, Vol. 163 Issue 11, p119
Reports on the availability of the safe handling labels approved by the United States Department of Agriculture in English and Spanish language versions. American Meat Institute's provision of a camera-ready form of the labels.
- Meat safety labels now voluntary. // Environmental Nutrition;Nov93, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p3
Reports on the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) requirement for safe handling instructions on raw meat. Injunction from a federal judge in Georgia preventing the USDA from implementing its policy; Optional labeling while the case is pending.
- Make the Most of the New Meat Labeling Law. ENIS, MATTHEW // SN: Supermarket News;11/28/2011, Vol. 59 Issue 48, p10
The author discusses the decision of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to delay a rule which mandates nutritional labeling on poultry and meat packages until March 1, 2012.
- Truth in meat labeling? // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Jan92, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p28
Reports that ground beef labeled `lean' or `extra lean' may contain up to 22% fat by weight. Item in the `University of California Berkeley Wellness Letter'; Federal requirements on meat labeling.
- Meat irradiation can boost food safety... // FDA Consumer;Mar/Apr2000, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p4
Reports on the effectiveness of meat irradiation in the elimination and reduction of E. coli bacteria according to the United States Department of Agriculture.
- USDA answers outcry, alters organic proposal. // Environmental Nutrition;Jun98, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p3
States that in proposed national organic standards in December 1997, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) omitted the use of irradiation, genetically altered crops and sludge as a fertilizer. What is sludge; Invitation of public comment on the standards; Reason for the invitation;...
- Irradiation hits front burner... Allen, Robin Lee // Nation's Restaurant News;03/01/99, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p1
Focuses on the United States Department of Agriculture's scheduled issuance of proposed rules on the irradiation of raw meat. Reactions from restaurant operators and the meat industry; Significance of irradiation; Findings of studies on consumer attitudes toward irradiation.
- US Kids to Feed on Irradiated Meals. // Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine;Oct2003, Issue 252, p10
Discusses the U.S. Department of Agriculture's approval of irradiated food products into the school lunch program. Food products' exposure to ionizing radiation to extend shelf-life and kill insects, fungi and bacteria; Critics' argument that irradiation does not address the true causes of E....