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August 21st, 2011

Will we embrace food that doesn't spoil? Discovery may keep items fresh for months

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There is much excitement, too, over nanotechnology (engineering at the molecular/atomic scale) to produce antimicrobial packaging, using spice oils and minerals that kill bacteria. This branch of science is viewed with the highest suspicion by skeptics, including Prince Charles, who believe that releasing such tiny particles into the atmosphere could have devastating consequences.

At this stage, we do not know how bisin will be used in food preservation. Atomized in a spray, impregnated into the food or perhaps into the packaging?

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