Denmark food research to focus on emerging technologies
A merger between the National Food Institute and the Technical
University of Denmark (DTU) will help focus risk research on
emerging issues such as nanotechnology.
Voluntary nanotechnology reporting launched in UK
UK food manufacturers and others are been asked to provide any
information on nanotechnologies they are working on, under a
programme launched this week by the government.
Experts and consumers convene on nano risks
The most inclusive assessment of the potential dangers of
nanotechnology in the food industry is underway and could impact
the technology's wider integration into the common market.
Scientists urge transparency in nanotech safety testing
The UK's Royal Society has called for companies developing products
containing nanoparticles to disclose how they are tested for
Nanotech food conference targets future opportunities
The opportunities that nanotechnology could bring to the food
industry will be highlighted at a key event later this year.
Food body urges caution in brave new nanotech world
The Institute of Food Science & Technology has identified
possible deficiencies in current regulations concerning the impact
of nanotechology on food and packaging.
Claim: Nanofood patents could close down innovation
Food companies have joined with gusto the legal race to win
monopoly control of discoveries in nanotechnology that could help
them market novel new products, according to a Spanish research
Nanotech discovery promises safer food packaging
A UK research institute believes it has identified safe and
effective antimicrobial nanoparticles for food packaging, a
discovery that could revolutionise how food is packaged in the
New nanotech centre opens new food possibilities
A £3.5 million grant for a new state-of-the-art nanotech research
centre in the UK underlines the potential of this brave new
technology for the food industry, writes Anthony Fletcher.
CNI ushers in future with 30 nanotech patents
US-based Carbon Nanotechnologies (CNI) has issued 30 patents
related to the use of small diameter carbon nanotubes, or
fullerenes, which could revolutionise the way materials are made in
Scientists enter brave new world of nanotechnology
The practice of partnering computer simulations with real-world
experiments is becoming more vital as scientists delve deeper into
the potential of nantechnology, according to a US scientist.
Anthony Fletcher reports.
UK urges caution over nanotechnology
A UK report has concluded that the safety of the tiny particles
created by the emerging nanotechnology industry has not been fully
assessed, write Anthony Fletcher and Phil Taylor.
Nanotechnology boost for UK food scientists
Researchers in the UK have been awarded a £1.4 million government
grant to develop a new generation of micro Rheometers to help
characterise and develop liquid based products.