Food safety

State of the art on the initiatives and activities relevant to risk assessment and risk management of nanotechnologies in the food and agriculture sectors

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State of the art on the initiatives and activities relevant to risk assessment and risk management of nanotechnologies in the food and agriculture sectors

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Number of pages: 56
Publication date: 2013
Languages: English
ISBN: 978 92 4 156464 9

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Following up on one of the recommendations of the 2009 FAO/WHO expert meeting, the present report reviews national and international activities on the risk analysis of nanomaterials in the food and agriculture sectors that have been carried out since the meeting.

It presents national and international risk assessment and risk management approaches that identify and implement strategies to address potential hazards associated with the use of nanotechnology-related products or techniques.