Chapter 28. Food Irradiation

  1. Ross C. Beier,
  2. Suresh D. Pillai and
  3. Timothy D. Phillips
  1. Suresh D. Pillai

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752579.ch28

Preharvest and Postharvest Food Safety: Contemporary Issues and Future Directions

Preharvest and Postharvest Food Safety: Contemporary Issues and Future Directions

How to Cite

Pillai, S. D. (2004) Food Irradiation, in Preharvest and Postharvest Food Safety: Contemporary Issues and Future Directions (eds R. C. Beier, S. D. Pillai and T. D. Phillips), Blackwell Publishing, Ames, Iowa, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470752579.ch28

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 29 APR 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813808840

Online ISBN: 9780470752579

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Keywords:

  • food irradiation;
  • foodborne infections;
  • United States;
  • agricultural products;
  • ionizing radiation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Food Irradiation Technology

  • Irradiation Sensitivity of Specific Pathogens on Selected Foods

  • Detection of Irradiated Foods

  • Current Technical Challenges

  • Future Research Directions

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements