Food irradiation, also known as “cold pasteurization” or “irradiation pasteurization,” is a food sterilization technology that has been around for nearly a century. Food irradiation is done by exposing food to ionizing radiation, which according to the EPA, “kills bacteria and other pathogens, that could otherwise result in spoilage or food poisoning.” 120 more words
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Irradiation Apparatus Market Analysis- Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecasts, 2015 to 2022: Grand View Research
Global irradiation apparatus market is expected to be a lucrative market driven by various technological augmentations and incremental growth in the medical and pharmaceutical industries. Irradiation apparatus produces radiation in the form of high-speed neutrons, gamma rays, X-rays, electrons, and alpha–beta particles. 45 more words
By Ann Wallis Droter, Sr. Corporate Communications Specialist, Kyocera International Inc.
On June 26, Kyocera Solar’s Director of Market Development, Cecilia Aguillon, attended a forum organized by the Institute of the Americas to discuss renewables in Mexico’s northern border region. 220 more words
The activity of micro-organisms and enzymes is halted when food is frozen allowing food and nutrients to be preserved for long periods of time. In the case of refrigeration microbial and enzymatic activity is considerably reduced in temperatures below 5 degrees centigrade, which is why refrigeration is such an effective means of food preservation. 765 more words
Interesting Read, Found at Majias Blog on "A Plant In Environmental Health Perspectives?" Not Like a Plant That Grows, But the Other Kind of Plant.
MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2012
A Plant in Environmental Health Perspectives?
I was reading my favorite health journal, Environmental Health Perspectives, which is published by the National Institutes of Health, and I came across a rather strange article: “Integrated Molecular Analysis Indicates Undetectable DNA Damage in Mice after Continuous Irradiation at ~400-fold Natural Background Radiation” 1,641 more words