FDA reviews the use of food irradiation through the food additive petition process. Currently, there are a number of regulations that authorize the safe use of irradiation to treat foods, including its use for reduction of microorganisms in meat, poultry, crustaceans, and spices. For additional information, please see the "Resources" section below.
- Understanding Food Irradiation: What Industry Needs to Know
- Regulatory Information on Irradiated Food and Packaging
- Irradiation in the Production, Processing and Handling of Food