Says ADA Position Paper: Functional foods to grow in industry

November 1999
FoodService Director;11/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p10
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Provides information on functional foods. Description of functional foods; Increased attention on functional foods from the public and food service industry in the United States (US) according to a position paper of the American Dietetic Association; Sources of functional foods; US regulation on functional foods.


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