May 2002
FoodService Director;5/15/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p70
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Discusses the food safety priorities of the U.S. Department of Agriculture reaffirmed by Under Secretary Elsa Murano. Objectives of the programs; Amount of the requested fiscal year 2003 Food Safety and Inspection Service budget; Decrease in the prevalence of salmonella pathogen in food products.


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