INNOVATIONS: Concepts loom on horizon; but what will last?
- BACTERIA BUSTERS. Gregerson, John // Food Engineering;Sep2001, Vol. 73 Issue 9, p62
Reports the application of irradiation on foods in the United States. Concern on foodborne illness; Endorsement of the technology by health and government agencies; Agreement of food suppliers on the safety of irradiated foods.
- Food irradiation future dims as SureBeam folds. Frumkin, Paul // Nation's Restaurant News;2/9/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p1
Reports on the bankruptcy of food irradiation firm SureBeam Corp. in San Diego, California. Impact of business losses on the adoption of irradiated food; Selection of alternating source for irradiated ground beef by the food service operators; Liquidation of SureBeam's assets.
- VIEWPOINT: E. COLI ZAP: ED 101. Weisberg, Karen // FoodService Director;3/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p26
Deals with safety issues in the U.S. food service industry. Obstacle to public acceptance of irradiation for food safety; Advantages of the irradiated beef introduced by Fitz, Vogt & Associates; Aim of a Department of Agriculture-funded education project on school food safety and irradiation.
- L.A. School Board Votes Against Serving Irradiated Foods. Bradley, Ann // Education Week;9/17/2003, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p4
The Los Angeles, California, board of education voted last week not to use irradiated meat in its school cafeterias. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced this past Spring that it had lifted the ban on irradiated ground meat for the National School Lunch Program. Whether to use food that...
- Schools cast cautious eye are irradiation OK. King., Paul // Nation's Restaurant News;11/11/2002, Vol. 36 Issue 45, p4
Reports that school foodservice officials are expressing cautious interest in the U.S. Department of Agriculture's plan to allow school cafeterias that participate in the National School Lunch Program to serve irradiated meat; Concerns over the safety of meats served in schools; Implications on...
- COMING IN JAN. '04 TO NSLP: ...while USDA takes steps to calm irradiation concerns. // FoodService Director;7/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p16
Reports on the request of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service for school cafeterias to use monthly menu notices and signage to help students and parents identify entrees containing the irradiated beef that will begin turning up in meals under the National School Lunch...
- Food Safety Tops Wish List. Weisberg, Karen // FoodService Director;1/15/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p58
The article discusses several food safety-equipment and technologies suggested by foodservice operators. Char Norton, vice president for foodservice consultant Romano Gatland, sees irradiation as the solution to the food-borne illness outbreak. Meanwhile, Walter Thurhofer, food and nutrition...
- Irradiation hits front burner... Allen, Robin Lee // Nation's Restaurant News;03/01/99, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p1
Focuses on the United States Department of Agriculture's scheduled issuance of proposed rules on the irradiation of raw meat. Reactions from restaurant operators and the meat industry; Significance of irradiation; Findings of studies on consumer attitudes toward irradiation.
- CFC charts new territory in food irradiation business. // Nation's Restaurant News;3/1/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p60
Reports that CFC Logistics Inc. has expanded into the food irradiation business in the United States. Approval by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture of its irradiation unit; Requirements for maintaining the cold chain of all segments of the food industry; Service opportunity for food processors and...