September 5, 2018

Our Services

We're serious about food safety

Gateway America offers USDA and FDA approved food irradiation and fumigation to support the safety of food consumption around the world. 

Best in class solutions whether you’re a grower, distributor, retailer or consumer.

our services


Irradiation safely extends shelf life of perishable products by eliminating harmful pathogens and pests of concern while maintaining nutrition.  The FDA has evaluated the safety and effectiveness of irradiation of food for over 30 years.  


We offer 20,000 sq ft. chilled storage with 3 atmospheres and 20,000 sq ft. of dry storage. 
*Additional storage solutions coming soon.




Located on airport grounds we can receive cargo planes directly  to our back door.  We also provide LTL and TL common carrier truck services

our expertise



USDA/APHIS Certified Port of Entry Gamma facility for phytosanitary treatment of commodities from around the globe.

Food safety

Shelf life extension due to the elimination of bacteria and sterilization of any pest of concern. Our process maintains nutritional value of consumables and can be treated either ambient, chilled or frozen.

speed to Market

Our first location is strategically located at the Port of Gulfport Mississippi airport grounds with easy access to major metropolitan areas by truck or plane.


Most frequent questions and answers

For over 30 years, the FDA has evaluated the safety of irradiated food and has determined the process to be safe.  The World Health Organization (WHO), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have all endorsed the safety of irradiated food. 

Irradiation does not compromise nutritional quality, or noticeably change the taste, texture, or appearance of food. In fact, any changes made by irradiation are so minimal that it is not easy to tell if a food has been irradiated. *Source – U.S. FDA

The FDA has approved a variety of foods for irradiation in the United States including: • Beef and Pork • Crustaceans (e.g., lobster, shrimp, and crab) • Fresh Fruits and Vegetables • Lettuce and Spinach • Poultry • Seeds for Sprouting (e.g., for alfalfa sprouts) • Shell Eggs • Shellfish – Molluscan (e.g., oysters, clams, mussels, and scallops) • Spices and Seasonings. *Source – U.S. FDA

Our team can help facilitate the steps needed for approval of products for entry into the United States. We’re happy to answer your specific questions and provide consultation.

Costs are determined based on frequency, volume and the type of product being irradiated.  For detailed estimates, please email: or contact us via our contact form.  We look foward to speaking with you.

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4300 Air Cargo Rd, Gulfport, MS 39501
Our Hours

We operate 24 hours per day

7 days a week