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Australia and New Zealand

In 1999, the joint food standard setting body for Australia and New Zealand, the Australian New Zealand Food Authority (ANZFA) lifted a ten year moratorium on food irradiation, allowing it on a case-by case basis. While companies have begun to submit petitions to irradiate food, a fierce battle has been underway to build Australia’s third irradiation facility in the tropical state of Queensland. A strong coalition of activists and non-governmental organizations have been fighting the construction of this facility and the proliferation of food irradiation every step of the way.

Read our new report:
Food Irradiation: Australia and Beyond - From Narangba to the Cold War and Back
Click here to read the Executive Summary.

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