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The atom: Theory to major reality

...doses of radiation to treat the illnesses, too. In general, the public remains wary of the atom -- whether in food irradiation, nuclear-powered spacecraft or electric-power generation. Safety -- now and later -- is the issue. Accidents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/21/tec_254098.shtml
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Meat zapping gets approval

...beef. Brian Sansoni, a spokesman for the Grocery Manufacturers of America, added: "In the simplest of terms, food irradiation will save lives." It remains to be seen whether meatpackers will make widespread use of the technique. "We see...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/13/tec_253287.shtml
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Experts: Medicine advancing

...food-borne disease outbreaks, with this globalization of the food supply that has occurred. More widespread use of food irradiation could reduce the risk. "We can't help but notice the number of diseases transmitted from animals to people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/17/met_278154.shtml
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1900s became Atomic Century

...doses of radiation to treat the illnesses, too. In general, the public remains wary of the atom -- whether in food irradiation, nuclear-powered spacecraft or electric-power generation. Safety -- now and later -- is the issue. Accidents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/22/met_254110.shtml
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Proposal to irradiate Hawaiian fruit creates uproar

...anti-irradiation forces would have prevailed in Hawaii, they could have used that as a symbol in efforts to stop food irradiation in other states." Irradiation has been used for years on limited amounts of produce, spices, poultry and other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/14/tec_244716.shtml
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Unexpected findings re-ignite debate on radiation risk

...nuclear power as an energy source. It also fuels public suspicion about such potentially beneficial technologies as food irradiation, which can kill deadly pathogens and reduce the waste of food through spoilage, they say. "In the United States...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/14/tec_206802.shtml
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