USA: Softer labelling for irradiated food products
Food producers who irradiate their products can request federal approval to avoid the word 'irradiation' on packaging. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued guidelines describing the procedure by which companies can ask to use more neutral language on the packaging of irradiated food, reports Reuters. Food companies wishing to amend their labelling must provide consumer research that shows shoppers will understand the proposed label.
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