ACKNOWLEDGING DIFFICULTIES: USDA defends its actions on ground beef safety

December 2000
FoodService Director;12/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p20
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Deals with the safety standards of the United States Agriculture Department (USDA) for ground beef purchased for the National School Lunch Program which delayed commodity shipments to school districts and driven up costs to school foodservice authorities. Reasons of the USDA for implementing the standards; Information on the standards imposed by the USDA; Efforts of USDA on defending the implementation process.


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