If irradiation wins Food and Drug Administration approval for red meat, it will have hopped another of the hurdles it must overcome to become more of a player in the food-safety game -- but the logistics of widespread food irradiation may pose an even greater challenge.
The prospect of a large-scale move to irradiation certainly poses many questions. Where and when in the distribution channel should the food be irradiated? How should the product be labeled? What would the costs be, an