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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. 

Hanovia’s PureLine UV system

Cott: UV systems provide us with insurance before bottling

Maintaining mouth feel and shelf life is a challenge in the new era of clean label formulation.  Cargill photo.

Clean label drive spurs innovation in texturizers, preservatives

Jürgen Schischko, technical service director, Treofan.

Treofan turns to phthalate-free packaging films and mineral oil barriers

Sainsbury's removes Houmous dip. Pic: Sainsbury’s/Mylo.

Sainsbury’s removes a number of Houmous products after complaints over the taste

Papaya fruit. Picture: ©iStock

Fiji looks at irradiation to open up fruit and veg exports

The OX-TRAN 2/12 oxygen permeation instrument. Picture: Mocon.

Ametek to acquire Mocon for $182m, expanding into the F&B package testing market

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ScanTech Sciences to open ECP food treatment center

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Leatherhead: EU food safety law will form basis of UK regulations

Food mould innovator selected to pitch invention to Silicon Valley

Food mould innovator selected to pitch invention to Silicon Valley

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