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Fresh bread for 60 days? Researchers say Microzap technology paves the way.

A Lubbock, Texas-based company called Microzap has developed a method to keep bread edible for 60 days, BBC News reported. Typically, bread goes moldy in about 10 days.

The company’s researchers realized that a microwave device they designed to kill bacteria such as MRSA and salmonella could also be used to kill mold spores in bread, drastically prolonging its shelf life, BBC News reported.

The device delivers directional microwaves at varying doses and intensities to destroy disease-causing microorganisms, according to the company.

The technology could help decrease food waste, BBC News reported.
 
 

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