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Nano-in-food - Threat or Opportunity for Organic Food?

Paull, John; Lyons, Kristen

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Nanotechnology is creating engineered particles in the size range 1 to 100 nanometers. At the nano-scale, materials exhibit novel behaviours. Nine billion dollars is currently invested annually in nano-research, with the explicit intention of rapid commercialisation, including food and agriculture applications. Nanotechnology is currently unregulated, and nano-products are not required to be labelled. Health, safety and ecological aspects are poorly understood, and there have been calls for a...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008-06
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/47284

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