Nayga and his colleagues also examined the effect of consumer demographics on the probability that a consumer would buy irradiated ground beef after receiving information about the nature and benefits of food irradiation
It is the position of the American Dietetic Association that food irradiation
enhances the safety and quality of the food supply and helps protect consumers from foodborne illness.
The GAO study pointed to many consumer surveys which indicated that as consumers become more educated about food irradiation
, they are more likely to purchase these foods.
Countries that allow a higher dose of food irradiation
than the United States include Japan, France, Canada, the Soviet Union, the Netherlands, Belgium, Brazil, Israel, South Africa, Chile, and 23 other countries.
A REVIEW OF FOOD IRRADIATION
INDUSTRY OUTSIDE THE US
is internationally acknowledged as a safe and viable sanitary and phyto-sanitary treatment by World health Organization (WHO), Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), American Dietetic Association (ADA), International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Codex Alimentarious Commission and others,he claimed.
Supporters like to compare food irradiation
to pasteurization, which transformed milk safety in the 1900s.
KSU researchers mailed a survey to Kansas residents with questions about beef purchases and their knowledge of food irradiation
MAY 5-7: First World Congress on Food Irradiation
According to Scott, the entire food chain from farm to kitchen must be addressed, with consumers educated about the need to cook food long enough to kill bacteria and the potential value of food irradiation
The checkered past of food irradiation
began nearly 50 years ago in an attempt to send can-packed bacon to troops in Vietnam.
has also begun and we are monitoring that too.