the state of being contaminated .
contaminant: a substance that contaminates .
the act of contaminating or polluting; including (either intentionally or accidentally) unwant…ed substances or factors .
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Radioactive contamination is also known as radiologicalcontamination. It is the deposition, or presence of radioactivesubstances on surfaces within solids, liquids, or gases. …Therepresence is unintended or undesirable. (MORE)
It can be infected in many ways. Bacteria on the form of transport can be a cause, and so can being left in a freezer or fridge with other, maybe slightly mouldy foods. Some c…auses can even involve excriment, human or other animals. It was once known in 1996 for a load of pork being crashed in a truck and a local sewege leak spilling all over it and the meat was still exported. People knew that this had happened but they still ate the meat as it cost them alot, they just had to wash it. (MORE)