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The Relevance for Food Safety of Applications of Nanotechnology in the Food and Feed Industry

Creator:

Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI)

Subject Keywords: Food additives, chemical contaminants and residues
Type: Report
Region: Republic of Ireland
Description:

This report provides an overview of nanotechnology and how it relates to our food in terms of its potential uses, safety and regulation. Nanotechnology involves the use of very small particles (nanoparticles) that have an average size, in at least one dimension, of one hundred nanometres (nm) or less. A nanometre is one billionth of a metre.

Date:

01/10/2008

Rights: © FSAI
Suggested citation:

Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI). (2008) The Relevance for Food Safety of Applications of Nanotechnology in the Food and Feed Industry [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/540920 [Accessed: 18th September 2019].

  

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