postal irradiation

Curtis Clark jcclark at CSUPOMONA.EDU
Tue Nov 13 07:28:18 CST 2001

At 12:16 AM 11/13/01, Rudi Schmid wrote:
>I presume that were irradiation to be in
>effect, giving film directly to a photo store for processing might be OK
>(because they would have courier service), but mailing in film for
>processing would be hazardous.

I read that Seattle Film Works went absolutely ape-sh*t over the planned
irradiation, because they conduct all their processing business through the
mails. It's difficult to believe that ionizing radiation that would kill
anthrax spores would have no effect on film.

Curtis Clark        
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