How can irradiated beef be identified in the ingredients statement of a multi-ingredient product?
Irradiated beef can be listed in the ingredients statement either as “Irradiated beef,” or “Beef, treated by irradiation.” The acceptability of similar identifications of irradiated ingredients will be handled on a case-by-case basis. • If a beef carcass is irradiated and then broken down into primal and retail cuts, how would the primal and retail cuts be labeled? The labeling of all single-ingredients products made from an irradiated carcass must bear the radura and either the term “irradiated” as part of the product name or the inclusion of a statement, such as, “Treated with Radiation” or “Treated by Irradiation.” Such labeling would also be required at the grocery store for product that is packaged and placed in the display counter for consumers. What are the requirements for labeling bulk irradiated product at retail, e.g., irradiated beef in a butcher shop? Point of purchase identification of an irradiated meat or poultry product can be by a label on the package or by the use of