Christopher H. Sommers

Food Irradiation Is Already Here
Irradiation of food and agricultural products is currently allowed by about 40 countries. Approximately 60 commercial irradiation facilities are operating in the United States.

Many food scientists and technologists are unaware that the “food irradiation industry” is only a small part of a much larger industrial group dedicated to radiation processing. Every two years, the International Meeting on Radiation Processing (IMRP) convenes, and presentations are made on…

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