Yummy irradiated food?
Irradiating food doesn’t make it radioactive, and it does kill dangerous bacteria, like the E.coli that killed many Europeans this summer. But it’s also not a panacea against food poisoning and it’s definitely not the most popular idea ever thought up…
In a column in the New York Times, Mark Bittman examines the evidence behind irradiation, and how that evidence does and doesn’t get considered in the choices we make about food.
Via Andy Revkin