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Review of AEC and Army food irradiation programs

United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Atomic Energy. Subcommittee on Research, Development, and Radiation.

Review of AEC and Army food irradiation programs

hearings before the Subcommittee on Research, Development, and Radiation of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, Congress of the United States, Eighty-seventh Congress, second session on review of AEC and Army food irradiation programs, March 6 and 7, 1962

by United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Atomic Energy. Subcommittee on Research, Development, and Radiation.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • U.S. Atomic Energy Commission,
  • United States. -- Army,
  • Irradiated foods,
  • Radiation preservation of food,
  • Food -- Storage

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references

    Other titlesAEC and Army food irradiation programs
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 1074 p. :
    Number of Pages1074
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16859171M
    LC Control Number62061352

    Irradiation Q's and A's. askFSIS: Find answers to questions on inspection-related policies, programs, systems, and procedures.; FSIS Labeling and Consumer Protection Staff Question and Answer Guide on Irradiation as it pertains to labeling, ingredients, packaging material and procedural issues ( ); Consumer Publications. Irradiation and Food Safety: . Food irradiation is the treatment of food with a type of radiation energy known as ionizing radiation. Ionizing radiation may be used for various reasons depending on the food: it may be used to kill microorganisms that can cause human illness or cause food to spoil; to control insect or parasite infestation; or to slow the ripening or sprouting of fresh fruits and vegetables.

    Limited irradiation of food is very useful process for ensuring food safety. Where it is shown that there is a technical need and the process has been demonstrated to cause no damage to the food (loss of nutrients or production of toxins) and that the food is perfectly safe to eat, then FACS supports the use of the process with proper labelling.   Food irradiation is the process by which energy is used to kill bacteria, including E. coli, in a variety of foods ranging from meats and poultry, to fruits and vegetables, to .

      U.S. Food and Drug Administration New Hampshire Avenue Silver Spring, MD INFO-FDA () Contact FDA. This review summarizes a) all the obtained results in this field (either irradiation on its own or in conjunction with other technologies) on fruits and vegetables in 11 figures and eight (8) very comprehensive tables, and b) provides an insight in the various methods (EPR, TL, Comet assay among others) for detection of irradiated by:


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Review of AEC and Army food irradiation programs by United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Atomic Energy. Subcommittee on Research, Development, and Radiation. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Army food irradiation programs: Responsibility: hearings before the Subcommittee on Research, Development, and Radiation of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, Congress of the United States, Eighty-seventh congress, second session on review of AEC and Army food irradiation programs, March 6 and 7, Food irradiation is the process of exposing food and food packaging to ionizing ng radiation, such as from gamma rays, x-rays, or electron beams, is energy that can be transmitted without direct contact to the source of the energy capable of freeing electrons from their atomic bonds in the targeted radiation can be emitted by a radioactive substance or.

Ioannis S. Arvanitoyannis, in Irradiation of Food Commodities, Definitions. Food irradiation is defined by the International Atomic Energy Agency as a process involving the exposure of food, either prepackaged or in bulk, to γ-rays, X-rays, or electrons in a special room and for a specific duration.

It is a method of food preservation essentially comparable to. Food Irradiation for Mushrooms: A Review Article (PDF Available) in Journal of the Korean Society for Applied Biological Chemistry 53(3) June. Title(s): Review of AEC and Army food irradiation programs;hearings before the Subcommittee on Research, Development, and Radiation of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, Congress of the United States, Eighty-seventh congress, second session on review of AEC and Army food irradiation programs, March 6 and 7,   Research on food irradiation dates back to the turn of the century.

The first U.S. and British patents were issued for use of ionizing radiation to kill bacteria in foods in Food irradiation gained significant momentum in when researchers found that meat and other foods could be sterillized by high energy and the process was seen to have potential to.

Initially used to ensure safety of high-value spices, fish and meat, food irradiation is increasingly used also on fresh fruits and vegetables to prevent the spread of invasive insects. And several countries provide irradiated food rations during natural disasters when hygiene and cold storage are disrupted.

The demand for raw and fresh dairy products with the desired organoleptic characteristics and health benefits led to research in non-thermal processing technologies aiming to retain all the product qualities and nutrients.

Irradiation is an emerging non-thermal technology used in destroying micro- and macroorganisms that might exist in food by exposure to either Cited by:   The book also highlights some aspects of food irradiation that have potential significance in commercial usage, including consumer attitudes, costs, facilities, and safety.

Organized into 15 chapters, this volume begins with an overview of ionizing radiation and its biological effects, the basics of radiation chemistry, and radiation chemistry Book Edition: 1. Food irradiation is a form of food processing that can extend shelf life and reduce spoilage.

Foods are exposed to radiation to kill insects, moulds and micro-organisms, but no detectable levels of radiation are left behind in the food.

It is mandatory for irradiated foods to be labelled in accordance with regulations by FSANZ. In the FDA approved the use of low-dose ionizing radiation to eliminate pathogens in red meat.

This food processing technology can improve the safety of food and extend the shelf life of certain foods by eliminating pathogenic bacteria, parasites, and other microorganisms that cause food-borne disease. Currently, forty-two countries practice some. Food irradiation may be considered as a second big breakthrough after pasteurization.

It is the process of exposing food to ionizing radiation in order to destroy microorganisms or insects that could be present in the food and some time to improve the functional properties of food or to eliminate toxins, with the least compromise on sensory and Cited by: J.

Korean Soc. Appl. Biol. Chem. 53(3), () Review Food Irradiation for Mushrooms: A Review Kashif Akram and Joong-Ho Kwon* Department of Food Science and Technology, Kyungpook National. The US Army Quartermaster Corps sponsored the first cooperative effort to develop food irradiation as part of research into light-weight, shelf-stable army rations.

By safety studies on 21 foods were complete and sterilization of bacon and pork, disinfestation of wheat and its products, and inhibition of potato sprouting were uses of. Review of AEC and Army food irradiation programs: hearings before the Subcommittee on Research, Development, and Radiation of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, Congress of the United States, Eighty-seventh Congress, second session on review of AEC and Army food irradiation programs.

March 6 and 7, (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Goverment. REVIEW OF AEC AND ARMY FOOD IRRADIATION PROGRAMS. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Research, Development and Radiation of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, Gongress of the United States (JCAE), Eighty-Seventh Congress, Second Sessions, March 6 and 7Superintendent of Documents.

The Department Of The Army's Food Irradiation Program-Is It Worth Continuing. in the last 25 years, the Department of Defense has spent $51 million on food irradi-ation research. The Army's food irradiation program is directed at using high doses of radiation to sterilize meats, thus preserving them from spoilage.

• Food irradiation is a process of exposing foods, either prepackaged or in bulk to very high-energy, invisible light waves (radiation) such as gamma rays, X-rays or electron beams. Foods that can be irradiated• Wheat flour• potatoes• Pork• Fruits and vegetables• Herbs and spices• Meat• onions. Review Article Food Irradiation - Technology and Application i* and a Department of Home Science, sity, Tirupati, A.P., India *Corresponding author ABSTRACT Introduction India has been practicing various methods of food preservation from time immemorial such as sun drying, pickling and fermentation.

Purchase Food Irradiation - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1. Food irradiation has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration after a thorough food safety review. Irradiation is the most researched food technology in U.S. history. Scientists with the FDA have evaluated numerous studies that have examined the safety and nutritional value of .Large-scale food irradiation probably makes sense as a safety precaution, but it’s not likely to happen.

By Mark Bittman. Mark Bittman More Stomach-Churning Facts. In addition, irradiation can cut post-harvest food losses caused by insects, bacteria or mould, or by sprouting or over-ripening produce. These losses are estimated at between 25 and 40 percent of the harvest in many developing countries.

Food irradiation exposes food commodities to ionizing radiation under controlled conditions.