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May 12th, 2006

Scientists urge transparency in nanotech safety testing

The UKs Royal Society has called for companies developing products containing nanoparticles to disclose how they are tested for safety. The call comes as more and more food companies are examining the technology, either to develop smart packaging or functional foods. The problem they face is consumer resistance due to fears over the uncertain nature of the new technology. Many fear the technology could act on indeterminable ways on their health or the environment.


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