April 11, 2014  - A Final Rule on use of Ionizing Radiation for pathogen control in crustaceans is scheduled to issue in the Federal Register on April 14. Absorbed doses of up to 6.0 kiloGray will be permitted.

Readers should remember that, subject to certain exceptions, an irradiated food must be labeled with the "radura" and carry required disclosure statements.

We attach a pre-publication copy of the Final Rule below: