TITLE

Irradiation--when?

AUTHOR(S)
Weisberg, Karen
PUB. DATE
February 1998
SOURCE
FoodService Director;02/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Opinion. Comments on the approval of irradiation of food by the United States Food and Drug Administration. Details on the contamination of meat with reference to E.coli 0157:H7; Comments from public affairs spokesperson for the American Meat Institute, Janet Riley; Discussion on the supply and transportation of radioactive material.
ACCESSION #
268894

 

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