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Food irradiation is an FDA approved technology that has applications for sprout inhibition in root crops, elimination of insects in exported fruit, shelf-life extension of fresh fruits and vegetables, control of bacteria in meat and poultry, and sterilization of species and medical supplies.

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Document Title: Apples
Category: Agricultural Research
Media Type: Photos
Date of Image/Photo: November 1990
Background: This is a stock shot that could be used for agriculture and food irradiation articles.
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