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Tuesday, 28 April 1987
Page: 1856

To the Honourable the President and members of the Senate in Parliament assembled.

The petition of the undersigned respectfully showeth:

That there is widespread community concern about the proposal to irradiate food in Australia.

Your petitioners most humbly pray that the Senate in Parliament assembled should:

1. Block the introduction of food irradiation into Australia.

2. Ban the import of Cobalt-60 and Caesium 137 and Caesium 134 to be used to irradiate food products,

And your petitioners as in duty bound will ever pray.

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