ERIC Number: ED087893
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970
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Training Manual on Food Irradiation Technology and Techniques.
United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome (Italy).; International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna (Austria).
This training manual consists of two parts. The first covers general information and outlines various applications of food irradiation technology. The second section details laboratory exercises used to demonstrate the principles of radiation processing and the effects of radiation treatment on certain types of food. The chapters outline radioisotopes and radiation, radiation detection and measurement, health physics, radiation chemistry, effects of radiation on living organisms, preservation of foods, radiation preservation of foods, packaging, wholesomeness of irradiated foods, government regulation of irradiated foods, food irradiation facilities, commercial considerations of food irradiation, and related literature. (Diagrams, graphs, data tables, and illustrations are included.) (KP)
Descriptors: Food Processing Occupations, Guides, Radiation, Radiation Biology, Radiation Effects, Radioisotopes, Radiologic Technologists, Radiology, Technical Education, Training
UNIPUB, Inc., P.O. Box 433, New York, N.Y. 10016 ($4.00)
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Authoring Institution: United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome (Italy).; International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna (Austria).