Volume 7, Number 7—June 2001
International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases 2000
Food Safety and Irradiation: Protecting the Public from Foodborne Infections 1
|Pathogens||D-dose in kGray*||5-log reduction dose in kGrays|
|E. coli O157||0.30||1.50|
|Cl. botulinum spores||3.60||18.00|
*1 Gray = 100 rads; 10 kGray = 1 Megarad
1Adapted from a talk given on July 19, 2000 at the 2nd International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, GA.