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Japan Farmers Plant, Pray For Radiation-Free Rice

posted on June 1, 2012 at 10:45 AM

FUKUSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Last year's crop sits in storage, deemed unsafe to eat, but Toraaki Ogata is back at his rice paddies, driving his tractor trailing neat rows of seedlings. He's living up to his family's proud, six-generation history... Full Story

Produce Irradiation Receives FDA Stamp of Approval

posted on August 22, 2008 at 8:08 PM

Produce Irradiation Receives FDA Stamp of Approval
Reports from both the public and private sectors this week revealed the U.S economy continues to be stuck in low gear. Full Story

Irradiation Gets Another Look In House Committee

posted on March 21, 2008 at 8:03 PM

Irradiation Gets Another Look In House Committee
Federal administrators and traders alike are trying to make sense of what's happening to the economy. Full Story

Produce Irradiation is Put to the Test

posted on October 12, 2007 at 8:10 PM

Produce Irradiation is Put to the Test
Market to Market examines the prospects of a yet-to-be approved method of "cleaning" produce: Irradiation. Full Story

Irradiation May Prevent E. coli in Produce

posted on December 15, 2006 at 8:12 PM

A possible solution to help prevent the outbreak of E coli in produce is to treat the fruits and vegetables with irradiation before shipment to the marketplace. Full Story

FDA Considers Easing Labeling of Irradiated Foods

posted on April 7, 2006 at 8:04 PM

The Food and Drug Administration is considering relaxing its rules on the labeling of irradiated foods. Full Story

Food Irradiation Plant Settles With Petitioners

posted on November 12, 2004 at 8:11 PM

The operator of a Pennsylvania plant that uses radiation to kill bacteria in foods and other products has agreed to make safety improvements in a settlement with three people who challenged its operating license. Full Story

Irradiated Meat in the Super Market

posted on November 8, 2002 at 8:11 PM

In early 2000, the USDA officially allowed the use of irradiation as another method to help ensure the red meat supply was free of food borne diseases. Full Story

Russians Have Atomic Food Inspectors

posted on September 13, 2002 at 8:09 PM

It's Russian roulette during radioactive-produce season. Full Story

Irradiated beef ready for market

posted on February 25, 2000 at 8:02 PM

GAMMA RAYS, X-RAYS, ELECTRON BEAMS. Full Story

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