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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The actual topics covered in the text are presented as chapters with titles: Semi pilot study on the effects of radurization of dried mackerel (Pneunoatophorous japonicus) for extension of shelf life; Insect disinfection of dried fish products by irradiation; Economic feasibility studies on radiation preservation of dried and cured fishery products, onions and potatoes; Radiation preservation of dried fish indigenous to Asia; Combination of potassium sorbate and irradiation treatments to extend the shelf life of cured fish products; and Radiation disinfestation studies on sun dried fish.