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View Resource Food Irradiation: Will It Keep the Doctor Away?

This article, written by P. J. Skerrett for the Massachussets Institute of Technology's Technology Review (November/December 1997), favors the process and, in an interesting sidebar, compares the controversy over it with the controversy over milk pasteurization in the early 1900's. Previously approved for use on poultry and fruits and vegetables in the US, irradiation can kill disease-causing...