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29 November 2007

ASTM E10.01 New Online Standards Collection for Sterilization

Just released is the new ASTM online collection that gives users instant access to 14 ASTM Standards referenced in ISO 11137-3:2006. This collection provides guidance on the application of dose measurement during all stages of radiation processing. Subjects covered in this new online collection include: * Calibration of dosimetry systems used to measure absorbed does […]

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29 November 2007

MDS Nordion signs 17-year cobalt-60 contract with Rosenergoatom

Ottawa, Canada, October 19, 2007 – MDS Nordion, a leading provider of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals, signed a 17-year contract for the supply of cobalt-60 with Rosenergoatom, the operating utility of Russia’s nuclear power plants. This contract expands upon the 2005 agreement by providing for an increased supply of cobalt-60 to MDS Nordion until 2024. […]

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30 October 2007

Where is the Irradiated Beef?

Out of the 8-billion pounds of ground beef produced annually in the US, there are approximately 18-million pounds irradiated for human health and safety. Irradiated ground beef patties are available in the U.S. at many supermarkets, through Schwan’s home delivery system and by mail order from Omaha Steaks or in their 78 stores. Leaders and […]

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30 October 2007

Omaha Steaks Irradiated Ground Beef Available in Stores and by Mail Order

Omaha Steaks Ground Beef: Always Superior, Always the Safest. At Omaha Steaks we are proud to provide you with the finest quality, safe and wholesome food. Throughout our 90-year history, we have always taken food safety very seriously. Our top priority is ensuring the integrity of our products and the trust of our customers. That’s […]

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30 October 2007

New Generation Irradiated Foods – Fresh and Frozen

From ground beef and patties to chicken breasts and whole turkeys, New Generation (by Colorado Boxed Beef) offers America’s broadest selection of irradiated foods-fresh and frozen. Using the same proven technology that NASA has relied on for years, our goal is to uphold the highest standards of food safety while providing an ever-growing selection of […]

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30 October 2007

Schwan’s Fine Foods – Juicy Irradiated Burgers

The Schwan’s Food Company features a juicy, one- third pound Black Angus Steak burger and their classic quarter pound burger, 90% lean and full of big, beefy flavour. Both irradiated for your safety. Check out Schwan’s home delivery service.

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30 October 2007

Wegmans Grocery Stores Offer Irradiated Fresh Ground Beef as a Choice

Get all the Facts on Irradiated Beef: We’re proud to offer Wegmans Irradiated Fresh Ground Beef as a choice to our customers. This is 100% ground beef with the added food safety benefit of the FDA and USDA-approved irradiation process. By choosing this product, you can start enjoying great-tasting burgers cooked the way you like […]

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30 October 2007

Radiation Control of Bio hazardous Contaminants

Maria Helena de Oliveira Sampa, Scientific Secretary in the Industrial Applications and Chemistry Section of the IAEA organized a technical meeting on the “Radiation Control of Biohazardous Contaminants”, October 1-5, 2007 in Vienna Austria. Fifteen participants from 12 countries came together to make presentations and discuss this important subject. Under the leadership of chairman Glyn […]

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26 October 2007

TC 34/WG 10 Canadian Response

26 October 2007 | Canadian Response to C 34/WG 10 N 018: Request to Define Scope and Objectives for ISO/WD 22008 Prepared by Rod Chu, Reviewed by Jos Borsa, Ruth Brinston, and Kevin O’Hara. General: Canada considers the draft document ISO/WD 22008 circulated with NWIP N 1198 to be much superior to previous drafts. However, […]

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1 October 2007

Food Safety Continues to be an Issue

Greetings! We continue to see massive food product recalls and devastating human suffering due to E.coli, salmonella, listeria or other bacterial contamination. Why we ask when food irradiation is a proven and important process for food safety. John Masefield and the iiA Directors continue to tackle this important subject along with the many other activities […]

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