TITLE

After Late-'99 Testing: CSPI questions turkey safety

PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
FoodService Director;01/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the accusations of consumer activists against the United States Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), addressing the issue of contaminated turkeys. Results of tests conducted by CSPI on turkeys; Proposal of the group for the agency's action on Campylobacter, an organism which causes food poisoning.
ACCESSION #
2761721

 

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