TITLE

WHITE HOUSE VS. LISTERIA: USDA rules may shorten shelf-life for lunch meats

PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
FoodService Director;06/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that an effort of the United States (U.S.)government to combat listeria bacterial contamination of processed meat products will shorten the shelf-life of the foods. Concern of the U.S. Department of Agriculture over the regulations governing the products' safety; Aim of the initiatives.
ACCESSION #
3449515

 

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