ERIC THORSEN HILO, Hawaii -- Hawaii Pride, a newly formed company based here, is currently designing an irradiation treatment plant for fruit crops that officials say could improve the volume of exports. ically powered accelerator to convert electron beams into X-rays to zap the fruit, killing bacteria and other pathogens. According to a Titan press release, the system is designed to minimize the fruit fly problem faced by Hawaiian farmers. Irradiation of fresh fruit and vegetables was ...
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