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on February 5, 2021

Pulsed ultraviolet light technology can decontaminate eggs

The antimicrobial alternative is safe to use on both shell and hatching eggs.

Pulsed ultraviolet light could be a viable alternative to current antimicrobial technologies used to kill pathogens on eggshells, according to a recent study published in Poultry Science.

The technology was successfully tested in simulated processing conditions at Pennsylvania State University and is designed so it can be easily…

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