Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Codex Alimentarius Revised General Standards Allow for Higher Levels of Food Irradiation

Although the questionable means by which the General Standards For Irradiated Food was ratified are enough cause for concern in and of themselves, the revision of Codex’s position presents an even bigger danger to the food supply than the original version. This revised policy seems to be part of an ongoing disregard by federal agencies who are charged with protecting the public. Just recently, the EPA proposed modifications to their Protective Action Guides for radiation exposure to Americans in the wake of the Fukushima disaster.'


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