4b. Food Irradiation

  1. Richard H. Stadler2 and
  2. David R. Lineback3
  1. Eileen M. Stewart

Published Online: 11 JUL 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470430101.ch4b

Process-Induced Food Toxicants: Occurrence, Formation, Mitigation, and Health Risks

Process-Induced Food Toxicants: Occurrence, Formation, Mitigation, and Health Risks

How to Cite

Stewart, E. M. (2008) Food Irradiation, in Process-Induced Food Toxicants: Occurrence, Formation, Mitigation, and Health Risks (eds R. H. Stadler and D. R. Lineback), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470430101.ch4b

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Nestlé Product Technology Centre Orbe, CH-1350 Orbe, Switzerland

  2. 3

    Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN), University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA

Author Information

  1. Agriculture, Food and Environmental Science Division, Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI), Newforge Lane, Belfast BT9 5PX, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JUL 2008
  2. Published Print: 19 DEC 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470074756

Online ISBN: 9780470430101

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Keywords:

  • food irradiation process and ionizing radiation;
  • food irradiation - as food processing method;
  • irradiated foods and detection methods

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Irradiation Process

  • Applications of Food Irradiation

  • Radiation Chemistry

  • Detection Methods for Irradiated Foods

  • Toxicology Studies

  • Conclusions

  • References