Congressional bill to restrict USDA's marketing of irradiated foods to schools

King, Paul
July 2004
Nation's Restaurant News;7/12/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 28, p4
Trade Publication
Reports on the provisions contained in a U.S. congressional bill regarding the marketing of irradiated foods to school cafeterias. Instruction to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary to draft a policy that would restrict the ability of USDA to market irradiated foods; Assurance of the equality of reimbursements to schools for irradiated and not irradiated foods; Reminder to operators that irradiation is not a substitute for safe food-handling techniques.


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