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Thursday, 7 February 2013

Nanoparticles are prevalent in food chain, companies decline comment

S.O.T.T:  Times has published an article citing a report that indicates that many companies do not wish to acknowledge that there are nano-particles in their food products, nor pledge to keep their foods free from such molecules. Nano-particles are small molecules that have shapes that are not usually seen in nature and that scientists are just beginning to understand their full consumer and scientific potential. These nano-molecules can enter the food chain through food packaging and certain food products, but many companies fail to acknowledge using them even though research indicates that they may be harmful for human health. According the report "As You Sow," many companies don't even know if their food products contain these potentially harmful nano-materials...read more>>>...