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June 7th, 2010

EU and China join forces to explore nanotech risks

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The European Union and China yesterday reached an agreement to boost research into consumer safety and explore the potential risks from nanotechnology.

The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the Chinese Academy of Inspection and Quarantine (CAIQ) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) at a joint Food Safety Scientific Seminar at the Shanghai Expo. The bodies, which provide technical support for policymakers, pledged to find new approaches to nanotechnology and toxicology, as well as improving consumer protection and pursue alternative methods of animal testing.

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