Irradiation of food to reduce bacterial content is a benign and effective way to make the food safer.
Category Archives: Food safety
I know, I shouldn’t be looking at Slate–the lefty site–but I couldn’t resist, they are getting down on the rabid anti GM movement.
So organic foods aren’t so pristine–big deal, it’s still just food with a trace of chemicals, like the mainstream food.
Ricardo made a case for specialization and trade as maximizing market efficiencies. That immediately came to mind when I read this essay about the myths of buying locally grown food.
CDC report discussed. Understand that food borne illness is under-reported because many of the infections are not severe enough to garner attention. There is a wide spectrum of infectious presentations.
Nutritional supplements, homeopathic products, generally safe but questionably effective. What is the role of he FDA?