Brian Dunning

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences

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Since 2006, the weekly Skeptoid podcast has been taking on all the most popular myths and revealing the true science, true history, and true lessons we can learn from each. Free subscribers get the most recent 50 episodes, premium subscribers (skeptoid.com) can access the full archive.


Skeptoid #61: Irradiation: Is Your Food Toxic?

August 14th, 2007

Episode 72 of 573 episodes

Europe sterilizes much of its food with irradiation, as a cheap and safe way to sterilize it. In the United States, people fear irradiation, in many cases believing sterilized food to be radioactive. Who has the safer philosophy?