Food

Irradiated Food & Packaging

     

Regulatory Information for Food and Food Packaging Materials

Selected Federal Register Documents

  • April 14, 2014: Final Rule 79 FR 20771
    Irradiation in the Production, Processing and Handling of Food: Ionizing radiation for control of foodborne pathogens and extension of shelf-life in crustaceans
  • February 25, 2014: Final Rule 79 FR 10353
    Irradiation in the Production, Processing and Handling of Food: Ionizing radiation for control of foodborne pathogens and extension of shelf-life in fresh iceberg lettuce and fresh spinach
  • November 30, 2012: Final Rule 77 FR 71312
    Irradiation in the Production, Processing and Handling of Food: Ionizing radiation for control of foodborne pathogens and extension of shelf-life in unrefrigerated (as well as refrigerated) uncooked meat, meat byproducts, and certain meat food products
  • August 22, 2008: Final Rule 73 FR 49593
    Irradiation in the Production, Processing and Handling of Food: Ionizing radiation for control of foodborne pathogens and extension of shelf-life in fresh iceberg lettuce and fresh spinach
  • August 16, 2005: Final Rule 70 FR 48057
    Irradiation in the Production, Processing and Handling of Food: Ionizing radiation for control of Vibrio species and other foodborne pathogens in fresh or frozen molluscan shellfish
  • December 3, 1997: Final Rule 62 FR 64107
    Irradiation in the Production, Processing and Handling of Food: Radiation to treat refrigerated or frozen uncooked meat, meat byproducts, and certain meat food products

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