Accession Number:

ADA046622

Title:

Low Dose Food Irradiation at Natick

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY NATICK RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT LABS MA FOOD ENGINEERING LAB

Report Date:

1977-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

40.0

Abstract:

This report was presented at the FAOIAEA Advisory Group Meeting on Low Dose Irradiation of Agricultural Products 27-31 October 1975, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It includes highlights of the Armys program for food irradiation at Natick using doses below 10 kGy. The program encompassed application to white potatoes for sprout inhibition during storage, to wheat flour for disinfestation of insects, and to chicken for radurization and radicidation.

Subject Categories:

  • Food, Food Service and Nutrition

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE