Are Irradiated Foods Radioactive?

If irradiated foods are safe enough for astronauts, I think they are safe enough for me.

Let me stop you right here. NO! Using the process of irradiation to help preserve food is not going to make them glow in dark, turn neon green, or be radioactive. Just because the word radiation is found within the term irradiation, does not mean that something horrible is being done to your food. First, let’s begin…

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