February 11, 2009

House of Lords Investigating the Use of Nanotechnologies in the Food Sector

On December 15, 2008, the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee appointed a Subcommittee to investigate the use of nanotechnologies in the food sector.  The Committee intends to focus on the following areas:  food products, additives, and supplements; food contact packaging; food manufacturing processes; animal feed; pesticides and fertilizers; and products that may come into contact with food, such as food containers and cooking utensils.  The Committee...