TITLE

Europe unveils risk assessment guidance for engineered nanomaterials used in food chain

AUTHOR(S)
Villanueva, Tiago
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/6/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 12, pE774
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the guidance on the risk assessment of nanoscience and nanotechnology application in food carried out by the European Commission. It mentions that the guidance provides recommendations on the requirements for the use of engineered nanomaterials including food additives, flavourings, and novel foods. It cites European Food Safety Authority scientific officer David Carlander who says that guidance is essential as the use of nanotechnology in food is expected to increase.
ACCESSION #
65924522

 

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