Accession Number:

AD0648434

Title:

REVIEW OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY WHOLESOMENESS OF IRRADIATED FOOD PROGRAM (1955-1966)

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH AND NUTRITION LAB DENVER CO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

Abstract:

The conclusions arrived at were that a Foods irradiated with gamma rays or 10-MeV electrons to 5.6 Mrads are as wholesome as non-irradiated foods b In general, vitamin losses in irradiation processing are comparable to losses in thermal processing c There is no detectable induced radioactivity in foods irradiated with 60Co or with 10-MeV electrons d Irradiated foods are, in general, as acceptable as non-irradiated foods.

Subject Categories:

  • Food, Food Service and Nutrition

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE