Safety of Irradiated Foods

2nd Edition

J.F. Diehl

CRC Press
Published July 11, 1995
Reference - 464 Pages
ISBN 9780824793449 - CAT# DK5111
Series: Food Science and Technology

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This work examines the exaggerations, misunderstandings and muddled terminology that often characterize the controversies regarding the safety of food irradiation. It sets out to untangle the conflicting claims asserted by the proponents and opponents of this modern method of food processing. Information is drawn from international scientific and political bodies. This edition: presents results from recent studies on the wholesomeness of irradiated foods; considers practical aspects of food irradiation, regulation, control and consumer acceptance; discusses developments in the identification of irradiated foods; and more.


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