WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The concept of irradiating food to kill harmful bacteria is back in the spotlight, following the recent massive recall of hamburger meat from Hudson Foods, Rogers, Ark. Although irradiation is viewed by the federal government and the industry as safe -- it's been approved for use with chicken, produce and spices -- the technique is rarely used in the United States. Supermarkets, growers and processors say they have been resisting the practice because they believe ...

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