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Food Treated with Radiation

Did you know that food treated with radiation has proven to be a safe way to sterilize and preserve foods?

Despite what many believe about radiation and objects that come in contact with it, irradiation lowers the presence of deadly germs and bacteria in food with negligible side effects.  This provides a safe, efficient, economic way to protect public health from food-borne illnesses. In short, food irradiation, combined with safe cooking and food processing, goes a long way in maintaining the public health free of food-borne illnesses.