SUPPORTERS OF IRRADIATING BEEF GAIN GROUND ON CAPITOL HILL

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The case for irradiating ground beef is being made on Capitol Hill, where efforts are under way to force the Food and Drug Administration to act soon on a petition to approve the controversial procedure.Rep. Greg Ganske, R-Iowa, has taken up the cause and is addressing it on two fronts. First, he successfully attached an amendment to a House version of the Food and Drug Administration

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The case for irradiating ground beef is being made on Capitol Hill, where efforts are under way to force the Food and Drug Administration to act soon on a petition to approve the controversial procedure.

Rep. Greg Ganske, R-Iowa, has taken up the cause and is addressing it on two fronts. First, he successfully attached an amendment to a House version of the Food and Drug Administration reform bill this month that would require the FDA to act within 60 days. The age

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