From Farm to Fork

From Farm to Fork

21 November 2014

It’s unclear how much of the food on supermarket shelves is fraudulently labelled.

This issue of food integrity was one of the main areas of focus at the Joint FAO/IAEA International Symposium on Food Safety and Quality: Applications of Nuclear and Related Techniques which was held from 10 to 13 November 2014.

Food integrity or the provenance of food, deals with whether food is actually as described on the packaging, contains all it claims, and only that, and originates from the stated country.

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16 November 2014

Seawater Sampling in Fukushima: IAEA and Japanese Experts Conduct Joint Mission

Seawater Sampling in Fukushima: IAEA and Japanese Experts Conduct Joint Mission

Photo Essays

The Earth's environment is in constant threat: from climate change, natural catastrophes, pollution, and ecological damage resulting from various man-made activities, including accidental or intentional release of radioactivity. The ability to accurately measure the impact of these adverse environmental effects is crucial not only in determining the extent of damage but also to assist in remediating their effects.

ALMERA Network - Providing Accurate Measurements for Monitoring Radioactivity in the Environment View Essay →

In June 2014, the IAEA helped Montenegro to prepare over 90 radioactive sources for safe and secure storage. These sealed sources were contained in devices that were used primarily for lightning rods.

Conditioning of Radioactive Sources in Montenegro - IAEA Mission in June 2014 View Essay →

IAEA Helps Zanzibar to Improve Rice Varieties View Essay →

You Only Get One Chance: Nuclear Forensics in Action View Essay →

Topics in Focus

Radioactive Waste Management
IAEA Action Plan on Nuclear Safety
Cancer Care and Control
Nuclear Power: Status and Outlook
Fukushima Nuclear Accident
Nuclear Security: New Directions for 21st Century

Last update: 21 November 2014