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February 23rd, 2007

Denmark food research to focus on emerging technologies

A merger between the National Food Institute and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) will help focus risk research on emerging issues such as nanotechnology.

The tie up of research power is a sign that regulators are attempting to stay ahead of emerging issues in food safety.

Nanotechnology is attractive to the food industry as it promises to yield new solutions to key challenges. However the technology could be held back as public concern focuses on issues on food safety as more and more companies begin to use it for packaging or producing new products.


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