radura


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The label affixed to any food which has been treated with ionising radiation to reduce spoilage or kill microorganisms before packaging

radura

(ră-dūr′ă)
The internationally recognized symbol for irradiated food. It consists of a stylized representation of a flower surrounded by a dashed semicircle.
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Labels include written statements such as "irradiated" or "treated with radiation" alongside the international Radura symbol.
nella neve cosi bianca che sembrava blu, nella piccola sorgente in quella radura del bosco [.
All irradiated foods have to be labeled as such; look for the phrases "treated with irradiation" or "with irradiation," as well as the radura, which is the international symbol for irradiation.
Se ne riconosce la naturale bellezza nella quieta orizzontalita della radura ardente sotto il sole equatoriale, impetuoso e superbo, e nella vegetazione intorno, lambita dalla morbida linea del Madeira.
Al final del primer capitulo, tras la comunicacion anonima que advierte a la policia de la sospecha de que la desaparicion de Majorana esconde un complot contra los intereses nacionales, el narrador explica que es cierto que en aquella epoca los italianos fantaseaban sobre supuestos descubrimientos de Marconi que harian invencible a Italia en la guerra que se temia cercana: "E specialmente si favoleggiava di un "raggio della morte" che da Roma, per esperimento, era stato lanciato a fulminare una vaca situata a riceverlo in una radura nei pressi di Addis Abeba.
By law, every food that is irradiated must be individually approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and bear the Radura symbol.
Vicino alla strada, in una piccola radura in mezzo alla foresta, al valico d'una delle piu alte vette degli Urali, si erge un obelisco di marmo, sulla cui fronte orientale e incisa la parola "Asia"; e sull'occidentale "Europa".
Current regulations require that irradiated food bear the Radura symbol, either at the individual unit level or at point of sale.
As labeling laws currently stand, any irradiated food must be labeled with a statement such as "treated by irradiation" and must display the irradiation symbol, called a radura.
Food which had undergone irradiation, but not "material change," would no longer have to bear the radura logo and companies could replace the word "irradiation" with the more consumer-friendly "pasteurized" or something else innocuous.
If the process did induce a material change, manufacturers would have to use the radura label--but it could be accompanied by text saying that the food had been "cold pasteurized," rather than "irradiated," providing the company demonstrates that irradiation kills microbes on the food as effectively as does ordinary heat pasteurization.
Food which had undergone irradiation, but not "material change" would no longer have to bear the radura logo and companies could replace the word "irradiation" with the more consumer-friendly "pasteurized" or some thing else innocuous.