TITLE

COMMODITIES ALERT

AUTHOR(S)
Salkin, Stephanie
PUB. DATE
September 2000
SOURCE
FoodService Director;09/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Covers news on food commodities in the United States as of September 15, 2000. Information on the commodities purchased by the Department of Agriculture (USDA) for the school year; Update on the Organic Program proposed rule of the USDA; Findings of a study by the General Accounting Office on the unchanged purchase figures by the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service.
ACCESSION #
3610523

 

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