About Irradiation

Fact Sheet

Food Irradiation

"Food Irradiation - What You Need to Know"


“Using Nuclear Science in Food Irradiation” by the International Atomic Energy Agency

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Electron Beam Technology: A Platform for Safe, Fresh, and Chemical-Free Food

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Dr. Suresh D. Pillai, Ph.D., and Sohini S. Bhatia
Food Safety Magazine, April/May 2018

Phytosanitary Irradiation: Technology and Efficacy

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An overview of food irradiation

ECP for Shelf-Life Extension

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A presentation by Dr. Francisco Diez-Gonzalez, Director and Professor, Center for Food Safety, University of Georgia

CDC Publication

CDC Food Safety and Irradiation

Food Safety and Irradiation: Protecting the Public from Foodborne Infections

FDA: Consumer Health

Irradiation for Spinach

Irradiation: A Safe Measure for Safer Iceberg Lettuce and Spinach

GMA Policy Paper

GMA Science Policy Paper 2009.Irradiation

Food Irradiation: A Guide for Consumers, Policy Makers and the Media

“Our studies with a variety of fruit show that at the low doses needed for insect disinfestation, fruit sensory quality is maintained.  In addition, shelf life is much better than that obtained by conventional treatments such as fumigation.”

Dr. Anuradha Prakash
Professor and Program Director,
Food Science
Chapman University