The world now produces more than 155 million tonnes of seafood each year. About one third of all fish landed gets spoiled before it can be consumed.
There are many factors that can influence the quality of aquatic products such as species, travelling time from fishing ground to port, diet effects, parasites, pollution effects, etc.
Processing food with ionizing radiation aims at shelf life extension, as well as elimination of pathogens of public heath significance.
As per the data from WHO, 10 out of 32 enteric diseases are caused by helminths.