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Salkin, Stephanie
November 1999
FoodService Director;11/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p92
Trade Publication
Presents news concerning food in the United States in November 1999. Food purchases and food products being developed by the Department of Agriculture; Study indicating that nonprofit organizations could increase donations of food to the hungry; Diseases caused by food according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


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