Did you know: ultraviolet light is invisible to the human eye but can be
used to disinfect microorganisms including chlorine-resistant protozoa.
UV falls into three categories, separated by wavelength. UV-A is responsible for sunburns and is
commonly linked to skin cancer. UV-B also has a part in the tanning and burning of skin.
The third type, UV-C, has the shortest wavelength and is the type of radiation that has been used to
disinfect drinking water, sanitize wastewater, and sterilize food contact surfaces.
To find out more about how UV-C sterilization works within the food industry,
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