Thumbs-up for irradiation

February 1998
FoodService Director;02/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p24
Trade Publication
Presents information relating to the decision by the United States Food and Drug Administration to approve irradiation to control food-bourne pathogens in red meat. Comments from Tim Hammonds, Food Marketing Institute president; Views of Herman Cain, National Restaurant Association president.


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