Mary Helen Arthur

• Food Science Communicator Pat Kendall, Colorado State University, and Daniel L. Engeljohn, of USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, discussed in the Jan. 27 Detroit News the agency’s new rule on irradiated meat that became effective on Feb. 22. According to Kendall, irradiation “seems to be a safe and acceptable way to manage a food-safety problem that we have.” But “that doesn’t mean the consumer wants it. No packing plant in its right mind is going to do something the consumer will not …

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