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May 24th, 2006

UK food regulator finds 'gaps' in regulating nanotechnology

Gaps in regulating future uses of nanotechnology include those relating to particle size, to the use of nano versions of already approved ingredients, and to packaging, according to a UK legislative review of the food sector.

"This review has not identified any major gaps in regulations but there is uncertainty in some areas whether applications of nanotechnologies would be picked up consistently," the FSA stated.


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