TITLE

REGULATORY FOOD FIGHT: Critics slam USDA school meal irradiation proposal

PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
FoodService Director;2/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the reaction of critics to the plan of the U.S. Agricultural Department (USDA) to allow the serving of irradiated food in the National School Lunch Program as of February 15, 2003. Description of the proposal according to critics; Objective of the USDA proposal; Efforts of opponents to block the use of irradiated foods.
ACCESSION #
9219397

 

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