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Irradiation in the production, processing and handling of food. Final rule.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18958941     Owner:  HSR     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is amending the food additive regulations to provide for the safe use of ionizing radiation for control of food-borne pathogens, and extension of shelf-life, in fresh iceberg lettuce and fresh spinach (hereinafter referred to in this document as "iceberg lettuce and spinach") at a dose up to 4.0 kilo Gray (kGy). This action is in partial response to a petition filed by The National Food Processors Association on behalf of The Food Irradiation Coalition.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Federal register     Volume:  73     ISSN:  0097-6326     ISO Abbreviation:  Fed Regist     Publication Date:  2008 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-10-29     Completed Date:  2008-10-31     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7808722     Medline TA:  Fed Regist     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  49593-603     Citation Subset:  T    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Consumer Product Safety / legislation & jurisprudence
Food Additives
Food Contamination / legislation & jurisprudence,  prevention & control*
Food Handling / legislation & jurisprudence*,  methods
Food Irradiation / legislation & jurisprudence*,  methods
Food Preservation / legislation & jurisprudence*,  methods
Humans
Legislation, Food*
Lettuce*
Spinacia oleracea*
Time Factors*
United States
United States Food and Drug Administration
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Food Additives

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