Health Canada weighs up ground beef irradiation -

Health Canada is looking at the possibility of allowing fresh and frozen raw ground beef to be irradiated. Canadians will be able to comment on the proposal during a period of 75 days in spring 2016. Onions, potatoes, wheat, flour, whole wheat flour ...and more »

What is irradiated beef and is it healthy? -

WATCH: Health Canada say irradiation will improve the safety of beef products, but what exactly is irradiated beef? What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence by the sponsor. If you'd like ...and more »

FAQs: The foods irradiated in Canada and the safety issues -

On Monday, Health Canada announced it will soon propose regulations to permit adding ground beef to the short list of foods that may be irradiated and sold in Canada. When Health Canada proposed doing this in 2002, it abandoned the plans, "due to ...and more »

Food irradiation for ground beef not imminent: Health Canada -

Irradiated ground beef won't be sold before the end of the summer at the earliest, Health Canada says. A web page on the department's website states the proposed amendments would add fresh and frozen raw ground beef to a list of foods that are already ...and more »

Health Canada may allow the sale of irradiated raw ground beef - Food Safety News

Health Canada plans to suggest amendments to the country's Food and Drug Regulations in June which would add ground beef to the list of foods permitted to undergo radiation treatment before being sold in Canada. Canada_120718_1425x283-300x200 ...and more »

Proposal Seeks To Allow Sale Of Irradiated Ground Beef In Canada - Tech Times

Irradiated ground beef may soon be found on grocery shelves in Canada, as Health Canada has proposed amendments that would allow the food to go through irradiation to kill E.coli bacteria and other pathogens. ( USDA | Flickr ). Advertisement ...and more »

Why Health Canada's Move to Sell 'Irradiated Beef' Is a Great Idea - Motherboard

It's barbecue season, and Canadians might soon be flipping burgers that have been bathed in radiation before they hit the grill. Health Canada is preparing to propose regulatory changes that, if they go forward, will allow the sale of "irradiated ...and more »

Food irradiation: What is it and is it safe? - CTV News

Studied and used for more than 50 years now, irradiation is nothing new, but then neither is the debate about it. Irradiation has been used to sterilize medical and hospital supplies, food packaging materials and cosmetics ingredients for years, but it ...and more »

Irradiated ground beef may be on its way. Here's what that means - The Globe and Mail (subscription)

In an effort to improve food safety, Health Canada is seeking changes to food and drug regulations that would allow irradiated ground beef to be sold in grocery stores across the country. If it succeeds, ground beef won't be the first food permitted to ...and more »

Health Canada to propose allowing the sale of irradiated ground beef - MetroNews Canada

Health Canada will propose regulatory changes to Food and Drug Regulations next month that would allow the sale of irradiated ground beef in Canada. By: Rob Drinkwater The Canadian Press Published on Mon May 30 2016 08:17:40 ...and more »