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.
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.
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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: email@example.com or contact us via our contact form. We look foward to speaking with you.
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