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"The Joint Expert Committee on Food Irradiation (JECFI) in 1981 set an upper limit of 10 kGy on the permitted dose for food irradiation, pending further evaluation of the data on safety and wholesomeness at higher doses. That limit has since been removed. Source: Ref. 8.

"The Joint Expert Committee on Food Irradiation (JECFI) in 1981 set an upper limit of 10 kGy on the permitted dose for food irradiation, pending further evaluation of the data on safety and wholesomeness at higher doses. That limit has since been removed. Source: Ref. 8.

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Picoseconds or less

Micro- to milliseconds

Minutes to days, weeks, months, and even longer irradiation.

Picoseconds or less

Micro- to milliseconds

Biochemical reactions Seconds to hours

Minutes to days, weeks, months, and even longer

Figure 3. Schematic representation of the action cascade that underlies the biological effects of irradiation.

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