Neil Mermelstein

Neil H. Mermelstein

FSIS asks FDA to increase irradiation dosage for poultry products
USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service has asked the Food and Drug Administration to increase the maximum dose of ionizing radiation permitted in the treatment of poultry products, include specific language intended to clarify the poultry products covered by the regulations, and remove the limitation that any packaging used during irradiation of poultry shall not exclude oxygen. Details are in the Federal Register of Dec. 21 (64…

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Neil Mermelstein