What is irradiated food. What government agency regulates irradiated food?


Irradiated food is food that has purposely been exposed to ionizing radiation to kill of microbes, bacteria and fungi. This makes the application useful for hospital diets, where the patients may be at specific risk from extraneous microbes and
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Did you mean agency? In America the FDA regulates use of
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates all aspects of irradiation: what products it can be used on, what dose can be used, and how those products are labeled. The U.S. Department
EC Directive 1999/2/EC requires all foods, or listed ingredients of food, which have been irradiated, to be labelled with the words 'irradiated' or 'treated with ionising radiation'
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