food irradiation

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food irradiation

[′füd i‚rā·dē¦ā·shən]
(food engineering)
The treatment of fresh or processed foods with ionizing radiation that inactivates biological contaminants (insects, molds, parasites, or bacteria), rendering foods safe to consume and extending their storage lifetime.
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In the food-and-drink industry, ceramic membranes can be used in cold pasteurisation of milk as well as the fractionation, standardization and concentration of milk proteins and lactoserum (WPI/ WPC).
Andrew continues--"The cold pasteurisation is so critical in maintaining the signature flavour notes, aromas and nutritious value that marks out our juices from many others that we wanted to reflect that in the name.