Irradiated beef orders pulled by Schools
Nebraska, Minnesota and Texas schools have all pulled their standing orders
for irradiated beef this school year as USDA contends suppliers continue
to charge too much for the product.
According to USDA, suppliers were still asking approximately $2.50 per pound
for irradiated hamburger and ground beef, as early as the first week of
September. That price is almost 75 cents more than the cost for non-irradiated
Officials with N...
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