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"There's Nano in Our Food?" What You Need to Know about Nanotechnology and Food Safety


This is the first of a series of blogs on nanotechnology and how this emerging technology is being applied to foods and food related products.

Nano-foods: The next consumer scare?


Wed Jul 30, 2008

By Barbara Liston

ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - Those consumers already worried about genetically engineered or cloned food reaching their tables may soon find something else in their grocery carts to furrow their brows over -- nano-foods.

Consumer advocates taking part in a food safety conference in Orlando, Florida, this week said food produced by using nanotechnology is quietly coming onto the market, and they want U.S. authorities to force manufacturers to identify them.

Groups Demand EPA Stop Sale Of 200+ Potentially Dangerous Nano-Silver


Nanotech Watchdog Launches First-Ever Legal Challenge To EPA Over
Unregulated Nanotech Pesticide Pollution


Contact: George Kimbrell, International Center for Technology Assessment
(CTA), 202-547-9359,; Kevin Golden, International
Center for Technology Assessment (CA office), 415-826-2770,

Washington, DC - The International Center for Technology Assessment
(CTA) and a coalition of consumer, health, and environmental groups
today filed a legal petition with the Environmental Protection Agency

Soil Association first organisation in the world to ban nanoparticles - potentially toxic beauty products that get right under your skin


potentially toxic beauty products that get right under your skin!OpenDocument

SOURCE: Soil Association, UK
AUTHOR: Press Release
DATE: 01.17.2008

EPA to regulate a form of nanotechnology


Associated Press and KOMO TV 4 News Seattle
Story Published: Nov 23, 2006 at 8:44 AM PST
Story Updated: Nov 23, 2006 at 1:04 PM PST

WASHINGTON (AP) - Consumer products using extremely small particles of
silver to kill germs will need Environmental Protection Agency approval,
part of the government's first move to regulate the burgeoning
nanotechnology industry.

The EPA said Wednesday it was changing federal policy to require that
manufacturers provide scientific evidence that their use of nanosilver

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