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Healthier blueberries, thanks to blast of plasma

December 8, 2016  By Science Magazine

December 8, 2016 – Raw blueberries, bursting with vitamins and antioxidants, can also harbour the gut-ravaging human norovirus – a leading cause of foodborne illness from fresh produce.

Now, scientists think they have found a way to sterilize blueberries without damaging the delicate fruit’s taste or texture: bathing them in purple plumes of plasma – a gas of ions made from just air and electricity. READ MORE


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