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Are Irradiated Foods Safe to Eat?

How are foods irradiated? Are they safe to eat?

Foods are irradiated by exposing them to a specific amount of ionizing radiation, such as gamma rays, X-rays, or electron beams. This is done for a variety of reasons, including to extend shelf life and prevent food from ripening too early or...

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