MULBERRY -- Omaha Steaks Co. President Bruce Simon doesn't want any dead tailgaters -- or anyone else -- haunting his conscience.
So, for more than seven years, his family-owned company has called on a
Polk County business to zap its burgers with cobalt-60, a radioactive material
that kills bacteria such as E. coli, which can contaminate the surface of beef
during slaughter and sicken or even kill people. [...]
Big Food Companies Still Trying to 'Nuke' Beef & Other Foods with Irradiation
You Want Gamma rays with That?
Polk company puts barriers between pathogens and food
By Kelly Griffith
Orlando Sentinel, 3/18/07
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