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To treat by pasteurization.


(păs′chə-rīz′, păs′tə-)
tr.v. pasteur·ized, pasteur·izing, pasteur·izes
To subject (a beverage or other food) to pasteurization.

pas′teur·iz′er n.
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And Geveke and his colleagues are evidently the first to pair RF heating with a hot-water bath to pasteurize raw shell eggs.
Though the specialty market is an obvious application of the RF-heating process, it could of course be used to pasteurize all of the more than 221 million fresh shell eggs produced in the United States every day.
Recently, USDA-ARS engineers have developed a better, faster way to pasteurize raw shell eggs without ruining their taste, texture, color or other important characteristics.
The objective of scientists at the University of Illinois was to determine the feasibility of using ultrasound to pasteurize juice.
You can safely eat a soft-boiled egg- Cooking an egg at 140 degree for three and a half minutes pasteurizes it--that is, kills all bacteria.
USDA-ARS scientists have developed a process that rapidly pasteurizes eggs and which could sharply reduce the number of illnesses caused each year by egg-borne Salmonella.