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Irradiated foods -- Health aspects

View Resource Position of the American Dietetic Association: Food Irradiation

The ADA's positive position on irradiation is presented on this page, which contains information about the process, its history, and consumer-related issues. It also contains several references to related literature. Previously approved for use on poultry and fruits and vegetables in the US, irradiation can kill disease-causing bacteria like Salmonella and Escherichia coli 0157:H7 (discussed in...