FDA Food Code Gets Undercooked-Meat Amendment

Law360, New York (November 12, 2009, 4:21 PM EST) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has recommended that restaurants stop saying on children's menus that they will provide undercooked hamburgers and other ground meats upon customer request, in an amendment to the code that serves as a reference document for the food service industry.

The administration said Monday that it had published the new FDA Food Code, which is a model code and reference document that provides a “scientifically sound technical and legal basis for regulating the retail and food service segment of the food...
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