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Food Irradiation Links

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We're working putting together a summary on food irradiation  as we conduct our research.  In the meantime, below are links to some of the more credible web sites providing information about food irradiation. If you want to suggest a link, please write us at [email protected] 

Academic Web Sites 

bullet Food Safety Consortium (University of Arkanas, Iowa State University and Kansas State University) bullet Kansas State University bullet University of California at Davis - Center for Consumer Research

Governmental Agencies

bullet Codex Alimentarius Commission - FAO bullet Federal Research Centre for Nutrition (Germany) - Institute of Process Engineering, Current Issues: Food Irradiation bullet Food Safety and Inspection Services (FSIS) - USDA bullet International Consultative Group on Food Irradiation bullet National Food Safety Database - USDA funded/multi-state agency effort with lots of information about food irradiation bullet National Institute of Standards and Technology bullet USDA, National Agriculture Librarynew.gif (916 bytes) bullet USDA, National Agriculture Library, Food and Nutrition Information Center, Food Irradiation 2 Wholesomeness Collection: U.S. Government Reports from the 1950's and 1960's. 

Professional Organizations

bullet American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)new.gif (916 bytes) bullet American Meat Institute bullet American Dietetic Association (ADA), Position on Food Irradiation bullet FoodNavigator Online Food Technology Intelligencenew.gif (916 bytes) bullet Institute of Food Science & Technology - Statements and Testimonies : Food Irradiation  bullet International Food Information Council Foundation (IFIC)new.gif (916 bytes) bullet National Food Processors Associationnew.gif (916 bytes)