21 CFR 179.26 - Ionizing radiation for the treatment of food

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  • Egg Products Inspection Regulations
    • United States
    • Federal Register February 13, 2018
    • February 13, 2018
    ...can achieve its intended technical effect of reducing the numbers of Salmonella in fresh shell eggs, and, therefore, (3) it should amend 21 CFR 179.26 to provide for the use of irradiation on fresh shell eggs. Consequently, on July 21, 2000 (65 FR 45280), FDA approved the use of ionizing ra......
  • Prior Label Approval System: Generic Label Approval
    • United States
    • Federal Register December 05, 2011
    • December 5, 2011
    ...* * (i) The labels on packages of meat food and poultry products irradiated in their entirety, in conformance with this section and with 21 CFR 179.26(a) and (b), must bear the logo shown at the end of this paragraph. Unless the word ``Irradiated'' is part of the product name, labels also m......
  • Meat and poultry inspection: Irradiation of refrigerated or frozen uncooked meat, meat byproducts, etc.,
    • United States
    • Federal Register February 24, 1999
    • February 24, 1999
    ...a final rule (FDA Docket No. 94F-0289; 62 FR 64107) granting this petition. In that publication, FDA expanded the list of products (21 CFR 179.26(b)) for which ionizing irradiation may be safely used to control food borne pathogens and extend shelf life to include: refrigerated and frozen u......
  • Meat and poultry inspection: Irradiation of refrigerated or frozen uncooked meat, meat byproducts, etc.,
    • United States
    • Federal Register December 23, 1999
    • December 23, 1999
    ...FR 43848), FDA announced that it had received a petition from Isomedix, Inc., requesting that FDA amend the food additive regulations in 21 CFR part 179 (Irradiation in the Production, Processing and Handling of Food). The petition requested that FDA authorize the safe use of sources of ion......
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  • The thinking behind FSIS’s new guidelines for controlling poultry pathogens
    • United States
    • LexBlog United States
    • July 12, 2021
    ...the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations authorize its use in the treatment of ready-to-cook poultry (9 CFR 424.22(c), citing 21 CFR 179.26)). Comment: The same advocacy group noted that the Agency continues to recommend the use of various chemical agents to reduce the levels of S......

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