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- Morris, Craig A., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Journal of food protection 2015 v.78 no.9 pp. 1656-1663
- Escherichia coli O157; National School Lunch Program; Salmonella; coliform bacteria; food safety; ground beef; indicator species; marketing; pathogens; plate count; purchasing
- ... The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) purchases boneless and ground beef for distribution to recipients through federal nutrition assistance programs, including the National School Lunch Program, which represents 93% of the overall volume. Approximately every 2,000 lb (ca. 907 kg) of boneless beef and 10,000 lb (ca. 4,535 kg) of ground beef are designated a “lot” and tested for Escherichia coli ...