From UVC to Far-UV: Comparing the Efficacy, Safety, and Cost of UV Technologies for Pathogen Control

By James Rush

The food processing industry has long used ultraviolet (UV) light as an effective mechanism for pathogen deactivation. Ultraviolet-C (UVC), also known as Germicidal UV, has been used for pathogen deactivation for well over a century, weaving through scientific discoveries and evolving technologies.

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