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November 23rd, 2010

EFSA: Consumer concerns over nanotech must be managed

Abstract:
Current high levels of consumer confidence in Europe's food industry could be damaged if the use of nanotechnology is not properly regulated or managed, the CIAA Congress in Brussels was told on Friday.

In its final conference session, delegates debated the question of trust between food manufacturers and the public.

Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle, executive director of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) stressed a recent report by the EU's Eurobarometer survey that had shown European consumers were increasingly trusting EU food manufacturers on safety and quality.

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