Fruit (image) American Chemical Society Caption A new study shows that irradiation could be key to removing hard-to-reach pathogens inside fruits and vegetables. Credit Courtesy of USDA-Agricultural Research Service, photo by Stephen Ausmus. Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.