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Westside Digest

West Hollywood : Food Irradiation Laws Urged

January 15, 1987

The City Council has adopted a resolution urging the federal Food and Drug Administration to push for legislation that would require identification of foods treated with radiation.

The council called for "clear identification" of any store-sold items treated with gamma or ionizing radiation.

In recent years, a number of national food manufacturers have touted the food irradiation process as a way to improve the durability of their products.

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