* Establish a documentation system to support the controls on the food irradiation
is also a solution for a nuclear industry plagued by bomb test ban treaties and the recent surge in public concern about the safety of nuclear power.
is being pushed by industry; they aren't doing it for our benefit, but for their bottom lines.
San Diego-based food irradiation
provider Surebeam had declared bankruptcy, closing four plants nationwide and making it difficult for companies like Omaha Steaks who wanted ground beef irradiated to find a local provider.
The Center for Food Safety reviewed studies on food irradiation
published in scientific journals.
The controversy around food irradiation
boils down to struggles over acceptable health risks and the type of food system we want to encourage.
In 1981, research programs for food irradiation
were transferred from the U.S.
is a proven, beneficial method of improving the safety of the food supply and poses no human health threat.
In response to an increased use of food irradiation
technology in Australia the public interest group Food Irradiation
Watch is organising a speaking tour of east coast centres to highlight the risks and impacts of this controversial technique.
Over 40 years of research on food irradiation
has found that foods exposed to low levels of irradiation are safe, wholesome, and retain their quality.
I haven't heard much about food irradiation