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Oct29-09, 10:25 PM
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Quote Quote by russ_watters View Post
Not that I want to create an additional fear, but this was the fear that people had about irradiation sterilization of food. Irradiated food is exposed to high energy radiation from a radioactive source. But it does not become/stay radioactive and eating irradiated food does not expose the consumer to that radiation. I have gotten the impression from past discussions that these fears/issues tend to bleed together.
What kind of materials can store radiation, and then release it as radiation anyway?