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April 13th, 2010

FSA to create nanotechnology research registry

Abstract:
The U.K. Food Standards Agency (FSA) Board has reportedly agreed to maintain a confidential database of food industry research into nanotechnology, as well as a public registry of food and food packaging products that contain both approved nanomaterials and materials appearing to have nanoscale elements. "The way that we respond in terms of nanotechnology is a test case for the way we, as a regulator respond, to emerging and new technologies," FSA Chief Scientist Andrew Wadge was quoted as saying.

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