Nanotechnology in the Food Industry

This short and broad review with many references may be a starting point in understanding the technology.


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from: Food Science Central
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The review briefly describes several applications applications in Food processing, Packaging, Nutraceutical delivery and Safety & sensing.

I identifies the issues around safety that result from a lack of knowledge of the effects of nano sized fabricated materials and recommends a cautious approach.

The article has a bibliography which includes several website links which allows for further investigation even if the reader doesn’t have access to the more academic journals.

2 thoughts on “Nanotechnology in the Food Industry

  1. Tshidi Moroka

    Hi Dave,
    I really find your website very interesting and will make sure that I read and give inputs regularly that is if there is something to add to it.


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