Nano-Foods: The Next Great Debate

Nanowerk.com  recently posted an overview of nanotechnology applications currently being researched, tested and in some cases applied in food technology.  Check it out here.   As with GMOs, there have been, and no doubt will be, concerns voiced about the safety of food products made using nanotechnology.    For food companies, a key issue will be balancing their rights in trade secrets and proprietary know-how associated with nanotechnology with the inevitable demands for public disclosure of such technology by consumers and public interest groups.  Stay tuned.

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