Neil Mermelstein

Neil H. Mermelstein

National organic foods program proposed
USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service is proposing to prohibit use of genetic engineering, irradiation, and sewage sludge in production of organic foods and ingredients; create a list of substances approved and prohibited for use in organic production and handling; establish an accreditation program for certifying agents; and set standards for labeling and for livestock production. Deadline for comments is June 12. Details are in the Federal Register of Mar…

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IFT Fellow
Editor Emeritus of Food Technology
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Neil Mermelstein