With the recent flooding that’s plagued Alberta, cattle producers understandably have other things on their mind besides new technology. But at some point, when the situation settles down, they’ll find themselves in a delicate position – that is, heading for the front lines of science, promoting irradiation for beef.Irradiation would help kill nasty E-coli bacteria and, according to this effort’s promoters, the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association, it would offer up one more consumer safeguard.In theory, this should not be a big deal. Health Canada, the governing body fielding the association’s irradiation petition (actually, re-fielding the petition…it was first brought forward in…
Register to continue reading
Join the RealAg Community
Create a FREE account to access exclusive content, get access to invite-only webinars and, while supplies last, we’ll send you a RealAg hat!
- Focus your experience on RealAgriculture.com by managing your shortcuts and commodities
- Favourite articles to save for later reading
- Manage your newsletter subscriptions
- Comment on articles (restricted to members only)
- Did we mention the free RealAg hat?!