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EFSA highlights need for more data on nano-applications in food

This article was originally published in RAJ Devices

Executive Summary

In general, risk assessment methods currently applied to macro-scale food products and technologies are sufficient for the safety assessment of nano-particles, but more data is needed to establish their full implications on human health and environment. This is the key conclusion of the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA’s) draft Opinion on engineered nano-materials (ENM) that could be deliberately introduced into the food chain. The Opinion has been prepared at the request of the European Commission forwarded to EFSA in 2007.

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