Nutrition Business Journal

The Coming Shift: Alternatives to Irradition and Ethylene Oxide

An exploration of options, services as industry moves away from irradiation, ETO

Dietary supplement manufacturers and suppliers must stop using irradiation as early as June 2008 to sterilize their products, unless they intend to list the process as a food additive, according to the dietary supplement good manufacturing practices.

According to FDA’s fi nal rule, “irradiation intended for use in producing, manufacturing, packing, processing, preparing, treating, packaging, transporting, or holding food is a food additive that requires premarket rev

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