TO ALIGN WITH PRIVATE SECTOR: USDA plans changes in commod. distrib

May 1999
FoodService Director;05/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p8
Trade Publication
Reports on the implementation of the `Food Distribution 2000' project of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Comment from Les Johnson of USDA on the program; Changes in the food industry; Organizations involved in the project.


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