radiation preservation

radiation preservation

[‚rād·ē′ā·shən ‚prez·ər′vā·shən]
(food engineering)
Exposure of food products to ionizing radiation, such as electrons, x-rays, and γ-rays, in order to destroy microorganisms and thereby aid preservation.
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Radiation preservation of foods and nature of microbial radiation resistance.
Without a doubt the AEC support of research on radiation preservation of foods in the 1960's was the largest and most comprehensive contract research program in which the BCF-NMFS laboratories have participated.
Radiation preservation of fish and shellfish of the northeast Pacific and Gulf of Mexico.
If radiation preservation could help to reduce the losses then it would be worth doing.

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