National food irradiation research program: hearings before the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, Congress of the United States, Eighty-sixth Congress, second session on national food irradiation research program, Part 1
United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Atomic Energy. Subcommittee on Research, Development, and Radiation
U.S. G.P.O., 1960 - Technology & Engineering - 892 pages
Considers status of DOD food irradiation research programs. Focuses on Army Dept cancellation of plans to construct an Ionizing Radiation Center at Stockton, Calif. b. "Logistic and Economic Feasibility Study on Radiation Sterilization of Foods," Quartermaster and Container Inst for the Armed Forces, June 28, 1955 - Aug. 28, 1956 (p. 475-569). c. "Evaluation of Size of USAIRC and Logistics of Irradiated Meat," Rpt to Quartermaster Radiation Planning Agency, Quartermaster RPD Command, Dec. 11, 1959 (p. 571-627). a. "Food Preservation by Ionizing Energy," Army Dept, Office of the Quartermaster Gen, Dec. 1959 (p. 147-235). Includes following reports. Continuation of hearings on the Army's revised national food irradiation programs, "Medical Nutrition Laboratory: "An assessment of the possible effects to human beings of short-term consumption of food sterilized with gmma rays" p. 771-804; An evaluation in human beings of the acceptability, disestibility, and toxicity of port sterilized by gamma radiation and storied at room temperature" p. 805-822; Short-term human feedin studies of foods sterilized by gamma radiation and stored at room temperature," p. 823-850.
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accelerator activity addition Aebersold animals Army Atomic Energy Commission beam beef diets Chairman Anderson civilian Clostridium botulinum cobalt 60 Committee containing conveyor cooked coprophagy cost dose effect electron enzyme estimates experimental exposure factors feeding experiments females fission products FOOD IRRADIATION RESEARCH fuel elements gamma power gamma radiation gamma rays gamma sources hemolysis hemorrhagic diathesis hemorrhagic syndrome indicated ionizing radiation irradiated beef irradiated diet irradiated foods irradiated meat IRRADIATION RESEARCH PROGRAM Kraybill laboratory levels male rats megarad military Morse NATIONAL FOOD IRRADIATION non-irradiated nutritional obtained operating package plaque pork preservation of food problem protein prothrombin Quartermaster Corps radiation cell radiation preservation radiation processing radiation sources radioactivity rads rats fed reactor refrigerated Representative Bates Representative Price Representative Van Zandt reps research and development sodium spoilage spores sterilization storage studies Table tocopherol toxicity U.S. Army Urbain USAIRC vitamin weeks X-rays