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

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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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Each RazorEdge mower conditioner comes factory-equipped with 18-degree 'high lift' bottom-bevel Radura knives.
Labels include written statements such as "irradiated" or "treated with radiation" alongside the international Radura symbol.
The author writes: "Immergersi nel mare, anche solo lavarsi le mani nell'acqua bassa e tiepida della laguna, mettere il viso sulla fontanella del vicino Giardino Pubblico [...] nella neve cosi bianca che sembrava blu, nella piccola sorgente in quella radura del bosco [...] in quella acquasantiera della chiesa del Sacro Cuore" (36).
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.
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. The one exception is spices that are used as ingredients; they are exempt.
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.
But the agency also has required those products to carry the "radura" label--a seedling inside a dashed green circle--and a message saying that the food has been irradiated.