USDA Economic Research Service

Editor’s note: This is part of series of articles and opinion columns we are publishing in recognition of September as Food Safety Education Month.

With charitable, environmental, and faith-based organizations all getting involved in the food waste issue at local, state and federal levels, it’s fair to ask if anybody’s
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According to a U.S. Department of Agriculture report published last week, the ground beef supplied to school lunches contains “significantly less” Salmonella contamination than products sold on the commercial market. USDA’s Economic Research Service examined the impact of food-safety standards imposed by the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) on suppliers of
Continue Reading Ground Beef in School Lunches Meets Stricter Microbial Standards