EXTOXNET FAQs - The Safety of Irradiated Food The Safety of Irradiated Food

In spite of a consensus on the benefits and safety of irradiation of foods among the community of food safety professionals, consumers continue to have concerns about issues of safety, quality, and environmental protection with regard to food irradiation.

This page has been established to answer some questions about the safety of irradiated foods.

What is the best way to inform myself about food irradiation?

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Prepared Summer 1997 by Bernadene Magnuson, Ph.D.
University of Idaho, Dept. of Food Science and Toxicology - EXTOXNET FAQ Team.