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Use of irradiation as a quarantine treatment of food and agricultural commodities

proceedings of the Final Research Co-ordination Meeting on Use of Irradiation As a Quarantine Treatment of Food and Agricultural Commodities

by Final Research Co-ordination Meeting on Use of Irradiation As a Quarantine Treatment of Food and Agricultural Commodities (1990 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

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Published by International Atomic Energy Agency, UNIPUB, [distributor] in Vienna, Lanham, MD, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plant quarantine -- Congresses.,
  • Tropical fruit -- Radiation preservation -- Congresses.,
  • Tropical fruit -- Diseases and pests -- Control.,
  • Tropical vegetables -- Radiation preservation -- Congresses.,
  • Tropical vegetables -- Diseases and pests -- Control.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesJoint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture.
    Statementorganized by the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture and held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 27 to 31 August 1990.
    SeriesPanel proceedings series,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB979.7 .F56 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination220 p. :
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1495791M
    ISBN 109201029926
    LC Control Number93170920

    The consumers are getting accurate information and are beginning to appreciate the benefit of irradiated foods. The potential of irradiation as a method to ensure the hygienic quality of food, especially those of animal origin, as a quarantine treatment of fresh horticultural commodities, and as a substitute for fumigants, is being realized 4/5(1). Traditional quarantine treatment methods Irradiation as a quarantine treatment VIII. LEGALAND REGULATORYASPECTS OF FOOD IRRADIATION International standards and agreements governing trade in food and agricultural commodities • The American Council on Science and Health supports the use of food irradiation—a.

    research data on the effectiveness of irradiation as a quarantine treatment against a range of insect pests eventually result in a generic dose for the quarantine treatment of all mites, the CRP includes work irradiation in food and agricultural commodities by:File Size: KB. Radiation and agriculture Food preservation by irradiation by Kooij* preserve food and agricultural produce, and hence to assurance of reliability of the quarantine treatment. Taking into account also the way radiation extends shelf-life (delay of ripening), the marketing period can File Size: KB.

    Pre-treatment inspection: Inspection of commodity prior to irradiation treatment Production area: Area in which the programmed articles (Refer to Section-1) are produced Target Quarantine Pest: Quarantine pest against which irradiation treatment is targeted. Treatments must be developed that ensure percent elimination of all quarantined pests without damaging the commodities. This up-to-date volume provides a comprehensive overview of approaches that involve treating commodities with heat, cold, irradiation, fumigants, modified atmospheres, and other techniques alone or in by:


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Use of irradiation as a quarantine treatment of food and agricultural commodities by Final Research Co-ordination Meeting on Use of Irradiation As a Quarantine Treatment of Food and Agricultural Commodities (1990 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Irradiation of Food Commodities is the first holistic book that looks not only at the techniques, application and legislation of this method, but also addresses the concern of public opinion.

Organized into logical themes and written by experts from industry, academia and research, this book will meet the needs of those working or considering.

Irradiation is being considered as a method to ensure the hygienic quality of food, as a legitimate sanitary and phytosanitary treatment of food and agricultural commodities, as a quarantine.

use of irradiation as a quarantine treatment of food and agricultural commodities to interested parties. The results of the work carried out under this CRP over the past 5 years by laboratories in several countries have demonstrated that irradiation is a viable alter­ native to EDB fumigation of food.

Use of irradiation as a quarantine treatment of food and agricultural commodities: proceedings of the Final Research Co-ordination Meeting on Use of Irradiation As a Quarantine Treatment of Food and Agricultural Commodities organized by the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture and held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 27 to 31 August treatment of food and agricultural commodities Proceedings of a final research coordination meeting Irradiation as a quarantine treatment against citrus rust mite and agricultural commodities by irradiation.

Rather, criteria such as inability to reproduce. Follett, P.A., Weinert, E. Phytosanitary of irradiation of fresh tropical commodities in Hawaii: generic treatments, commercial adoption and current issues.

Journal of Radiation Physics and Chemistry. Use of irradiation as quarantine treatment for tropical fruit and vegetable crops - (Abstract Only). Irradiation is a postharvest quarantine treatment option for exported commodities such as stone fruits and small fruits to prevent movement of the new invasive pest spotted wing drosophila.

Quarantine treatment for import/export of food commodities. Insect disinfestation of cereals and pulses. Eliminate microbial contamination in spices.

Food Security & Supply Chain Management. Control sprouting in stored Tubers and Bulbs. Reduce storage losses due to sprouting; Reduce dehydration losses (PWL) Reduce power requirements. Inthe USDA approved irradiation as a quarantine treatment for nearly all insect pests, a regulatory change greatly enhancing its scope of application for fresh fruits and vegetables.

However, poor consumer acceptance and large fixed costs have limited the use of radiation both as a quarantine and food safety by: Ghana and West Africa forward in food irradiation.

Summarizes the basics of food irradiation, and includes a list of irradiation equipment suppliers. This report recommends next steps towards commercial irradiation quarantine treatment.

The authors hope that the information presented here will help potential equipment buyers and sellers to.

Quarantine treatment Phytosanitary treatment Insects Pests Regulation abstract Phytosanitary irradiation, the use of ionizing radiation to disinfest traded agricultural commodities of regulated pests, is a growing use of food irradiation that has great continued potential for increase in commercial application.

Progress 12/28/01 to 09/30/04 Outputs The USDA-ARS passthrough grant to the UH-CTAHR since has enabled this P.I. to share part of the funding to study the use of irradiation as a quarantine treatment of Hawaii-grown tropical fruits. This technology replaced EDB and is an efficacious process compared to heat treatment.

The efficacy of using irradiation was proven through three criteria: 1. The USDA treatment manual requires for all insect pests, except adults and pupae of the order Lepidoptera in various commodities, a minimum absorbed dose of Gy.

Several countries permit a dose of up to 1 kGy for treatment against stored‐product insects (Diehl, ; FAO/IAEA Programme Clearance of Irradiated Food Database). Recently, interest in the use of irradiation as a phytosanitary treatment for other agricultural commodities is growing, particularly since generic irradiation treatments have been approved in the.

Irradiation for Postharvest Control of Quarantine Insects 3 predicted to give % mortality (discussed below).

Methodology for developing irradiation quarantine treatments The goal of irradiation as a phytosanitary treatment is to provide quarantine security for any regulated pests residing in or on the exported commodity.

Jessup, A.J., and Rigney, C.J. “Gamma irradiation as a commodity treatment against Dacus tryoni, Queensland fruit fly, in fresh fruit.” Proceedings of the IAEA/FAO Research Coordination Meeting on the Use of Irradiation as a Quarantine Treatment of Food and Agricultural Commodities, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, August, Research Coordination Meeting on Use of Irradiation as a Quarantine Treatment of Food and Agricultural Commodities, August ''; published by the International Atomic Energy Agency; U.S.

distributor UNIPUB, Lanham, MD. Parties interested in irradiation research reports may also be interested in. The project results have strengthen existing irradiation standards developed by the International Plant Protection Convention, thereby facilitating international trade for various fruit, vegetable and other commodities through the use of generic irradiation doses for a wide range of quarantine pests.

The use of ionizing radiation as a quarantine postharvest treatment for fresh fruit commodities was authorized in by the Food and Drug Administration of the United States (≤1 kGy).

Dosages to control a number of fruit fly species have been determined, and the effects on the quality of many different types of fruit have been assessed Cited by: centration of the companion treatment while meeting the technical objectives of the quarantine treatment.

Irradia-tion in combination with cold is particularly promising, as it may be a means to reduce the duration and therefore costs of current cold treatment protocols. Irradiation may also allow use of higher cold temperatures that do not.

Food irradiation is a process in which approved foods are exposed to radiant energy, including gamma rays, electron beams, and x-rays.

Inthe Food and Drug Administration found the irradiation of food to be safe. Irradiation of meat and poultry is done in a government-approved irradiation facility.Phytosanitary treatments disinfest traded commodities of potential quarantine pests.

Phytosanitary irradiation (PI) treatments use ionizing radiation to accomplish this, and, since their international commercial debut inthe use of this technology has increased by ~10% annually.Food irradiation is the process of exposing food and food packaging to ionizing ng radiation, such as from gamma rays, x-rays, or electron beams, is energy that can be transmitted without direct contact to the source of the energy capable of freeing electrons from their atomic bonds in the targeted radiation can be emitted by a radioactive substance or generated.