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To make hybrids, companies must first sterilize plants' male parts so the plants won't self-pollinate.
Rendering may sterilize the animal byproducts that end up in animal feed, but even after sterilization, they're a paradise for new bacteria.
The Novatron equipment sterilizes the air supply, rapidly and effectively killing biological organisms such as anthrax, bacteria, viruses and mold.