BOISE, Idaho -- Albertson's has announced that it is requiring independent certification of all produce sold in its stores by April 20, 2000. The rules apply not just to those items typically consumed raw or uncooked, or those prone to causing food-borne illness. In a letter sent to one certifying firm, Scientific Certification Systems, Oakland, Calif., Albertson's officials stated that all of its fresh produce suppliers must develop safe product manuals, conduct self audits using criteria ...
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