Category Archives: Campaigns

Labelling Review: Irradiated Food will remain LABELLED


The moratorium on food irradiation in Aus & NZ was lifted in 1999. Since that time, the community has been in constant campaign mode: trying (unsuccessfully) to stop a nuclear irradiation facility at Narangba/Deception Bay- then trying (also generally unsuccessfully) to stop food irradiation approvals (this is ongoing!) and more recently- trying to stop the push to remove labelling requirements…. Read more »

Say NO to the Irradiation of Blueberries and Raspberries

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Irradiated superfoods? Say no to the irradiation of blueberries and raspberries! Once prohibited in Australia and New Zealand, irradiation is now being promoted here – primarily as a quarantine treatment – as a replacement for some post-harvest chemicals. Irradiation, however, brings its own risks to the table… Recent approvals for commonly eaten fruits and vegetables significantly increase the proportion of… Read more »