Environmental Group Calls for Ban on Nanoparticles for use in Food

Published: 25 March 2008
Category: Packaging CONCERNS, Studies/Federal Regulations, Uncategorized

The “Scientific American” reports a new study has revealed that nanoparticles are used in everything from beer bottles to baby drinks despite a lack of safety information. Some studies have allegedly assessed that such particles may cause harm. The environmental group Friends of the Earth (FoE) has “charged that the federal government has failed to protect consumers from the potential dangers of nanoparticles and called for a ban on their use in food and food-related products until they have been thoroughly tested to rule out health risks.”

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