White paper gives thumbs up

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) released Food Irradiation: A Guide for Consumers, Policymakers and the Media, a science policy white paper.According to Robert Brackett, GMA chief science officer, irradiation can be a safe and effective tool in helping to control foodborne pathogens and can be incorporated as part of a comprehensive program to enhance food safety. More information is available at www.gmaonline.org.