The National Center for Electron Beam Research is committed to expand the commercial applications of eBeam technology. To this end, we partner with private industry to employ eBeam processing for commercial purposes. We have over a decade's worth of experience of successfully partnering with companies to develop validated commercial processes for sterilization, pasteurization, and materials enhancement.  We currently work with the food, food ingredients, spices, pet food, fresh produce and the biotechnology industries.  

We partner with the private industry to provide commercial eBeam services using a commercial services agreement that will be customized to each entity. Please contact the Director (979.458.3229) ( for additional details on commercial services.

Phytosanitary Treatment of Agricultural Produce : We are now offering eBeam phytosanitary treatment processing in Texas for imported fresh produce from Australia, India, Laos, Malaysia, Mexico, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Thailand, and Vietnam. We are certified by the USDA-Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS) to provide eBeam processing for phytosanitary purposes.  

Use the following links to understand the importing and exporting requirements for eBeam treated products

USDA-APHIS FAQ about importing commodities using irradiation technologies such as eBeam technology

USDA-APHIS step-by-step procedure for obtaining the permits to import commodities for eBeam phytosanitary treatment