Food irradiation: Let's do it

January 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/11/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 1, p5
Academic Journal
Editorial. Comments on the outbreak of Salmonella enteritidis in 1998. The role of Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency in responding to the problem of contaminated food; The investigation highlighting a need for quick action and cooperation between agencies in an emergency; Sterilization of food with ionizing radiation to reduce the risk of infection; Assertion that food irradiation technology is safe.


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