Serving up progress

February 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/3/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 3, p283
Academic Journal
The article reports that the U.S. aims to better protect its food supply, according to a report from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. It is said that the country implements the Food Protection Plan, which includes the irradiation of lettuce to reduce E. coli, genetic analysis of Salmonella strains, and methods of detecting melamine. It is cited that U.S. regulation on on food quality and safety are different from Canada standards.


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