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Seventh Annual Chapman Phytosanitary Irradiation Forum March 21-22, 2017

Mark your calendars to attend the Seventh Annual Chapman Phytosanitary Irradiation Forum on March 21-22, 2017 at Chapman University in Orange, California.

Organized in cooperation with the USDA and the Joint FAO/IAEA Programme, the objective of the forum is to increase understanding and use of irradiation as a phytosanitary treatment to enhance global trade and prevent invasive pests. 16 more words

News

Why white looks bigger than black —the Irradiation Illusion

The term irradiation illusion  was coined by German scientist Hermann von Helmholtz in the 1860s to describe the visual perception in which a light area appears larger than an identically-sized dark area. 879 more words

What the?

See this papaya?

See the little sticker?

What on earth does “Irradiated to protect the environment” even *mean*?

Why was my fruit subjected to radiation? Was it to kill any fruit fly larvae? 8 more words

Environment

Health Canada to propose the sale of irradiated ground beef in June

EDMONTON – Health Canada will propose regulatory changes to Food and Drug Regulations next month that would allow the sale of irradiated ground beef in Canada. 149 more words

Health