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Food Standards Agency research into Nanotechnology and Food

09.11.2010

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Professor Steve Yearley to present on the potential applications of nanotechnology in food.

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On behalf of the Food Standards Agency, TNS-BMRB have been asked to conduct a study on consumer attitudes regarding the use of nanotechnology in food. There are a range of potential application areas they will be exploring, including its use for smart packaging, smart food and food fortification. As part of the debate, TNS_BMRB have invited Professor Steve Yearley to get involved, to act as a specialist discussing nanotechnology, its uses and wider implications. Steve will be giving a presentation on the potential applications of nanotechnology in food and/or issues around this at a workshop in Edinburgh on 14th December.

For more information visit - www.tns-bmrb.co.uk

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