WASHINGTON -- Like the electron beams used to kill harmful bacteria on food, the subject of irradiation is emitting a lot of power in the form of public comments, as the federal government tries to issue final regulations that will allow companies to begin treating raw ground beef. The volume of opinions on irradiation is so large that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the agency preparing the final rule, has extended the comment period until this Thursday, June 17. The USDA has been ...
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