MOST RETAILERS CAUTIOUS ON IRRADIATION ISSUES

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNS) -- While one supermarket chain is reportedly quietly entering the irradiated meat business, others are choosing to wait until issues of supply and consumer acceptance are cleared up.A Southeastern retailer will soon begin shipping irradiated poultry from a Florida plant, according to Al Kober, meat and seafood director at Clemens Markets, Kulpsville, Pa. The chain will market the

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNS) -- While one supermarket chain is reportedly quietly entering the irradiated meat business, others are choosing to wait until issues of supply and consumer acceptance are cleared up.

A Southeastern retailer will soon begin shipping irradiated poultry from a Florida plant, according to Al Kober, meat and seafood director at Clemens Markets, Kulpsville, Pa. The chain will market the chicken as a value-added line and charge about 10 cents more than for regular packs,

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