Food Safety - Production and Storage

Background


Food Safety - Production and Storage: Effect of Irradiation on the Nutrient Composition of Food Background 

 
Importance of Topic to Practice
Food irradiation is used in more than sixty countries around the world as a way of controlling pests and microorganisms, and extending shelf life (1). The technology is of interest to food producers because it does not involve cooking, freezing or dehydration, all of which can change a product’s sensory qualities (1). Foods are approved for irradiation on a case-by-case basis and so the topic of irradiation periodically arises as new foods are
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