Monday, August 21, 2006

FDA approves viruses as food additive

Starting in the mid 1990s, the process of irradiation was found by the FDA to be a "safe" method of sterilizing food.
Now it seems that viruses have been approved for similar purposes. A company named Intralytix has been petitioning the FDA since 2002 for the acceptance of viruses as a "food additive". They've licensed the product to an as-yet unnammed international company for its use gloabally.

posted by ryan griffis  # 2:59 PM

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