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October 12th, 2005

Nanotechnology targets new food packaging products

Abstract:
Exciting new nanotechnology products for food packaging are in the development pipeline or, as in the case of anti-microbial films, have already entered the market, according to a report published this month by an EU-funded research team.

The EU outline report deals with the ethical, legal, and social aspects of nanotechnology as applied to food packaging, energy and medical diagnostics. Along the way it also reveals the developments in food packaging being pioneered by companies, including techniques to improve food safety and supply chain tracking.

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