Irradiation of Food and Packaging Materials


Subject:
Nutrition & Food Safety , Food Labeling , Food Safety

Description:
Background, consumer information, and updates about U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulation of "the use of irradiation in the treatment of food and food packaging." Includes an August 2008 fact sheet about irradiation of iceberg lettuce and spinach, a food safety and irradiation FAQ, Federal Register documents, guidance and regulations, industry materials, and more. From the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Publisher:
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/opairrad.html


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