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Irradiation

Is there a future for irradiation?

Irradiation to kill bacteria, once hailed as a potential answer to many of the food scares of the 1990s, has faded from public attention to the point where its opponents have stopped campaigning. Yet scientists...

US: Consumer groups condemn food irradiation

US: Consumer groups condemn food irradiation

A report published by two consumer groups, the Center for Food Safety and Food & Water Watch, has called for the US government to abandon its support for food irradiation, citing what it sees as the many failures of the process.

Irradiation and SureBeam: Not such a sure thing after all

Irradiation and SureBeam: Not such a sure thing after all

The irradiation of meat was always going to be a touchy subject with consumers but it now appears that this infant market may disappear even before it has a chance to prove itself because of a mundane dispute among accountants. David Robertson analyses the collapse of SureBeam.