USA: Meat irradiation advocates cite E-coli outbreak
A health panel organised by the American Council on Science (ACS) is citing the recent contamination of 19 million pounds of ConAgra beef with the E. coli bacteria as an example of why consumers must demand that their meat is irradiated In total, 20 people reported illness from consuming the contaminated ConAgra meat, and the panel, consisting of over 250 scientists and physicians, insists that irradiation of ground-meat products "kills bacteria without harming either the flavour or nutritive value of the meat".
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