Author: United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Atomic Energy
Considers status of DOD food irradiation research programs. Focuses on Army Dept cancellation of plans to construct an Ionizing Radiation Center at Stockton, Calif. b. "Logistic and Economic Feasibility Study on Radiation Sterilization of Foods," Quartermaster and Container Inst for the Armed Forces, June 28, 1955 - Aug. 28, 1956 (p. 475-569). c. "Evaluation of Size of USAIRC and Logistics of Irradiated Meat," Rpt to Quartermaster Radiation Planning Agency, Quartermaster RPD Command, Dec. 11, 1959 (p. 571-627). a. "Food Preservation by Ionizing Energy," Army Dept, Office of the Quartermaster Gen, Dec. 1959 (p. 147-235). Includes following reports. Continuation of hearings on the Army's revised national food irradiation programs, "Medical Nutrition Laboratory: "An assessment of the possible effects to human beings of short-term consumption of food sterilized with gamma rays" p. 771-804; An evaluation in human beings of the acceptability, disestibility, and toxicity of port sterilized by gamma radiation and storied at room temperature" p. 805-822; Short-term human feed in studies of foods sterilized by gamma radiation and stored at room temperature," p. 823-850.