FDA OK OF RED-MEAT IRRADIATION APPLAUDED

WASHINGTON (FNS) --- Food retailers and suppliers applauded the Food and Drug Administration's long-awaited move last week to approve irradiation of meat products and geared up to help make the practice a reality.The industry is prepearing to work with the government on establishing irradiation procedures and on promoting further research into the process."Now the real work can start and the market

WASHINGTON (FNS) --- Food retailers and suppliers applauded the Food and Drug Administration's long-awaited move last week to approve irradiation of meat products and geared up to help make the practice a reality.

The industry is prepearing to work with the government on establishing irradiation procedures and on promoting further research into the process.

"Now the real work can start and the market will decide if this is a useful enhancement to product safety," said Rosemary

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