Despite the availability of irradiated frozen ground beef products on the market, retailers remain hard pressed sourcing fresh ground items -- part of the continuing fallout from January's sudden demise of SureBeam Corp., the industry's primary irradiator of food. "We have not found a supplier [for fresh irradiated ground beef products]," said Jamie Miller, spokesman for Giant Food, Landover, Md., one chain impacted by the SureBeam facility closure. "However, we are still in the process of ...

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