On Meat, Poultry, Fruit & Veg.: Food industry demands wider use of irradiation

October 1999
FoodService Director;10/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p24
Trade Publication
Offers a look at the irradiation petition filed by the National Restaurant Association, National Food Processors Association and other organizations with the United States Food and Drug Administration. Uses of irradiation; Estimated added cost due to irradiation; Reaction from the supporters of the petition.


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