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November 22nd, 2006

Nanofood Defined and The Use Of Nanotechnology In Food

Nanotechnology in the food industry can take a number of forms. These include the use of nanotechnology in packaging materials, farming practices, food processing and also in the foods themselves. Nanofood as defined by the Nanoforum in their Nanotechnology in Agriculture and Food document is "that nanotechnology techniques or tools are used during cultivation, production, processing, or packaging of the food."


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