Nanotechnology

Nanomaterial’s growth in food use reined in by health risks: Review

Only a limited number of elements such as Zinc, Aluminium, Titanium, silver and/or their derivatives have been documented as possible INMs befitting food applications.©iStock

The use of organic and inorganic nanomaterials (INMs) in food applications is growing, a review concludes, yet its short history has not completely revealed the associated risks. 

Dr Jonathan Coleman with the printable smart label. Picture: AMBER.

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