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Foods and Nutrition

Food Irradiation

The WSMA supports legislation classifying irradiation as a food process rather than as a food additive. (Res 1, C-84) (Reaffirmed A-17)

The WSMA supports the appropriate use of irradiation of food and encourages members to help educate their patients and their patients' relatives about this issue. (Res A-1, A-95) (Reaffirmed A-17)


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Abbreviations for House of Delegates report origination:

EC – Executive Committee; BT – Board of Trustees; CPA – Council on Professional Affairs; JC – Judicial Council; CHS – Community and Health Services

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