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Governing Nano Foods Principles Based Responsive Regulation

Governing Nano Foods  Principles Based Responsive Regulation Book
Author : Bernd van der Meulen,Harry Bremmers,Kai Purnhagen,Nidhi Gupta,Hans Bouwmeester,L. Leon Geyer
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2014-01-13
ISBN : 0124202144
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Food which nanotechnology has impacted or to which nanotechnology is applied is referred to as nanofood. From treatment of the soil in which a crop plant is grown to the caring of a food, nanotechnology is a growing factor in the food supply. At this point, however, there is no definitive, effective global method for regulating the use of nanotechnology as it relates to the food suply. Legislation on nanotechnologies is still evolving, as is understanding what data is needed for effective, efficient and appropriate risk assessment associated with nanotechnology impacted foods. Due to the emerging nature of nanotechnology and its role in the food supply, case-by-case studies are the current norm, but the need for wide-scale testing and broad-based regulatory standards is urgent. This project is based on an EFFoST study designed to provide a comparative study of nanofood regulations in order to guide regulation development in this rapidly expanding market. Provides comparative study of nanofood regulations in order to guide regulation development in this rapidly expanding market Includes both case-by-case examples and more broad-based insights Provides models for regulation specifically for regulating nanotechnology as applied to food

Nanotechnologies in Food

Nanotechnologies in Food Book
Author : Qasim Chaudhry,Laurence Castle,Richard Watkins
Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
Release : 2017-05-19
ISBN : 1782621717
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanotechnology in Agriculture and Food Science

Nanotechnology in Agriculture and Food Science Book
Author : Monique A. V. Axelos,Marcel Van de Voorde
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2017-03-07
ISBN : 3527697713
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A comprehensive overview of the current state of this highly relevant topic. An interdisciplinary team of researchers reports on the opportunities and challenges of nanotechnology in the agriculture and food sector, highlighting the scientific, technical, regulatory, safety, and societal impacts. They also discuss the perspectives for the future, and provide insights into ways of assuring safety so as to obtain confidence for the consumer, as well as an overview of the innovations and applications. Essential reading for materials and agricultural scientists, food chemists and technologists, as well as toxicologists and ecotoxicologists.

Nanotechnology Applications in the Food Industry

Nanotechnology Applications in the Food Industry Book
Author : V Ravishankar Rai,Jamuna A Bai
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2018-01-31
ISBN : 0429950217
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanotechnology is increasingly used in the food industry in the production, processing, packaging, and preservation of foods. It is also used to enhance flavor and color, nutrient delivery, and bioavailability, and to improve food safety and in quality management. Nanotechnology Applications in the Food Industry is a comprehensive reference book containing exhaustive information on nanotechnology and the scope of its applications in the food industry. The book has five sections delving on all aspects of nanotechnology and its key role in food industry in the present scenario. Part I on Introduction to Nanotechnology in Food Sector covers the technological basis for its application in food industry and in agriculture. The use of nanosized foods and nanomaterials in food, the safety issues pertaining to its applications in foods and on market analysis and consumer perception of food nanotechnology has been discussed in the section. Part II on Nanotechnology in Food Packaging reviews the use of nanopolymers, nanocomposites and nanostructured coatings in food packaging. Part III on Nanosensors for Safe and Quality Foods provides an overview on nanotechnology in the development of biosensors for pathogen and food contaminant detections, and in sampling and food quality management. Part IV on Nanotechnology for Nutrient Delivery in Foods deals with the use of nanotechnology in foods for controlled and effective release of nutrients. Part V on Safety Assessment for Use of Nanomaterials in Food and Food Production deliberates on the benefits and risks associated with the extensive and long term applications of nanotechnology in food sector.

Ethics in Nanotechnology

Ethics in Nanotechnology Book
Author : Marcel Van de Voorde,Gunjan Jeswani
Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Release : 2021-09-07
ISBN : 3110719932
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With nanotechnology being a relatively new field, the questions regarding safety and ethics are steadily increasing with the development of the research. This book aims to give an overview on the ethics associated with employing nanoscience for products with everyday applications. The risks as well as the regulations are discussed, and an outlook for the future of nanoscience on a manufacturer’s scale and for the society is provided. Ethics in nanotechnology is a valuable resource for, philosophers, academicians and scientist, as well as all other industry professionals and researchers who interact with emerging social and philosophical ethical issues on routine bases. It is especially for deep learners who are enthusiastic to apprehend the challenges related to nanotechnology and ethics in philosophical and social education. This book presents an overview of new and emerging nanotechnologies and their societal and ethical implications. It is meant for students, academics, scientists, engineers, policy makers, ethicist, philosophers and all stakeholders involved in the development and use of nanotechnology.

Nanoscience in Food and Agriculture 2

Nanoscience in Food and Agriculture 2 Book
Author : Shivendu Ranjan,Nandita Dasgupta,Eric Lichtfouse
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2016-08-18
ISBN : 3319393065
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is the second volume on this topic within the series. With unique properties, nanomaterials are rapidly finding novel applications in many fields such as food, medicine, agriculture and pollution. Such applications include to treat cancer, nanosensors to detect food contamination, nanomaterials for food packaging, nanoencapsulation to preserve nutraceuticals, and nanofertilisers for advanced agriculture. After an introductory chapter on property rights of nanomaterials, readers will discover the applications of nanotechnology in food, health, environment, ecotoxicology and agriculture.

Safety and Regulatory Issues of Nanoencapsulated Food Ingredients

Safety and Regulatory Issues of Nanoencapsulated Food Ingredients Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2021-07-03
ISBN : 0128165189
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Safety and Regulatory Issues of Nanoencapsulated Food Ingredients, a volume in the Nanoencapsulation in the Food Industry series, discusses the safety and toxicity potential of food-relevant and edible nanostructures, along with legislation issued by different countries and organizations governing their safety. The book's chapters cover safety issues of nanocapsules in food matrices, their possible toxicity effects, and in vitro and in vivo assays which are explored to underline their impact. Authored by a team of global experts in the fields of nano and microencapsulation of food, nutraceutical and pharmaceutical ingredients, this title is of great value to those engaged in fields surrounding nanoencapsulation. Explores how to analyze the safety of nanoencapsulated bioactive ingredients Discusses the regulations governing the safety of nanoencapsulated ingredients in different countries Investigates what agencies and which governmental organizations are responsible for the safety of nanoencapsulated ingredients

Capabilities and Governance of Nanotechnology in the Developing World

Capabilities and Governance of Nanotechnology in the Developing World Book
Author : Shilpanjali Deshpande Sarma,Manish Anand,Energy and Resources Institute
Publisher : The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
Release : 2013-05-24
ISBN : 8179935671
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The imperative for responsible innovation in the nanotechnology domain has inspired and provoked assorted views on its trajectory, potential implications as well as appropriate pathways for its development across a spectrum of stakeholders. These debates assume greater significance in the context of developing nations since harnessing the inherent potential of this transformational technology presumes the establishment of simultaneous capabilities to cutting-edge technological innovation as well as risk governance, regulation and public engagement in an environment challenged by limited resources, weak innovation systems and inadequate abilities for risk management.This book seeks to examine developments, opportunities, concerns and challenges in nanotechnology from a developing country perspective raising complex questions and issues in the course of the responsible development of nanotechnology. It covers a range of issues such as potential R & D prospects, S&T capacities and innovation systems, issues of environment, health and safety, risk and regulatory preparedness, and prospective socio-economic and ethical repercussions, with a focus on Indian developments. Based on half a decade of interdisciplinary research and informed by multi-stakeholder insights on the aforementioned aspects, it proposes options for effective and inclusive governance for nanotechnology in India.

Nanotechnology and Ethical Governance in the European Union and China

Nanotechnology and Ethical Governance in the European Union and China Book
Author : Sally Dalton-Brown
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2015-06-03
ISBN : 3319182331
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book addresses questions surrounding the feasibility of a global approach to ethical governance of science and technology. The emergence and rapid spread of nanotechnology offers a test case for how the world might act when confronted with a technology that could transform the global economy and provide solutions to issues such as pollution, while potentially creating new environmental and health risks. The author compares ethical issues identified by stakeholders in China and the EU about the rapid introduction of this potentially transformative technology – a fitting framework for an exploration of global agency. The study explores the discourse ethics and participatory Technology Assessment (pTA) inspired by the work of Jürgen Habermas to argue that different views can be universally recognized and agreed upon, perhaps within an ideal global community of communication. The book offers a developed discourse model, utilizing virtue ethics as well as the work of Taylor, Beck, Korsgaard and others on identity formation, as a way forward in the context of global ethics. The author seeks to develop new vocabularies of comparison, to discover shared aspects of identity and to achieve, hopefully, an ‘intercultural personhood’ that may lead to a global ethics. The book offers a useful guide for researchers on methods for advancing societal understanding of science and technology. The author addresses a broad audience, from philosophers, ethicists and scientists, to the interested general reader. For the layperson, one chapter surveys nanoissues as depicted in fiction and another offers a view of how an ordinary citizen can act as a global agent of change in ethics.

Food Safety and Technology Governance

Food Safety and Technology Governance Book
Author : Ching-Fu Lin,Kuei-Jung Ni
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release : 2022-08-05
ISBN : 100062725X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Recent advances in agri-food technology have brought about increasing complexity and emerging challenges to food safety regulation and governance, with many countries greatly divided in their regulatory approaches. As more advanced CRISPR based gene-editing technologies, and novel foods such as cloned animal products, non-traditional plants, nanofood, and plant-based meat are rapidly being developed, debates arise as to whether the existing models of governance require revision to ensure consumer safety. Of equal importance is the extensive use of pesticides, additives, and animal drugs which raise concerns over the methods and approaches of government approval and phasing out of potentially risk-causing chemicals. Heightened public criticism of food safety and technology poses a significant challenge to governments around the world, which struggle to strike a proper balance between technocracy- and democracy-oriented risk governance models. Drawing on expertise from the United States, European Union, Japan, China, Korea, Association of South East Asian Nations, Malaysia, and Taiwan, this book explores existing and emerging issues of food law and policy in the context of technology governance to offer an overarching framework for the interaction between food regulation and technology. It will be essential reading for academics, students and practitioners with an interest in food law and policy, agricultural law and policy and food safety and nutrition studies.

Nanoengineering in the Beverage Industry

Nanoengineering in the Beverage Industry Book
Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu,Alina Maria Holban
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2019-10-10
ISBN : 0128172843
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanoengineering in the Beverages Industry, Volume 20 in the Science of Beverages series, presents the impact of novel technologies in nanoengineering on the design of improved and future beverages. This reference explains how novel approaches of nanoengineering can advance beverage science through proven research results and industrial applications. This multidisciplinary resource will help augment research ideas in the development or improvement of beverage production for a wide audience of beverage science research professionals, professors and students. Includes up-to-date information on nanotechnology applications within the beverages industry, along with the latest technologies employed Presents various approaches for innovation based on scientific advancements in the field of nanotechnology Provides methods and techniques for research analysis using novel technologies across the globe

Handbook of Nanoethics

Handbook of Nanoethics Book
Author : Gunjan Jeswani,Marcel Van de Voorde
Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Release : 2021-09-06
ISBN : 3110669471
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With nanotechnology being a relatively new field, the questions regarding safety and ethics are steadily increasing with the development of the research. This book aims to give an overview on the ethics associated with employing nanoscience for products with everyday applications. The risks as well as the regulations are discussed, and an outlook for the future of nanoscience on a manufacturer’s scale and for the society is provided. Handbook of Nanoethics is perfect for , academicians and scientist, as well as all other industry professionals and researchers. It is a good introduction for newcomers in the field who do not want to dive deep into the details but are eager to understand the ethical challenges and possible solution related to nanotechnology and ethics.

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Book
Author : Marcel Van de Voorde
Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Release : 2018-06-11
ISBN : 3110547228
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Innovations in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology summarizes the state of the art in nano-sized materials. The authors focus on innovation aspects and highlight potentials for future developments and applications in health care, including pharmaceutics, dentistry, and cosmetics; information and communications; energy; and chemical engineering. The chapters are written by leading researchers in nanoscience, chemistry, pharmacy, biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, medicine, and social science. The authors come from a range of backgrounds including academia, industry, and national and international laboratories around the world. This book is ideally suited for researchers and students in chemistry, physics, biology, engineering, materials science, and medicine and is a useful guide for industrialists. It aims to provide inspiration for scientists, new ideas for developers and innovators in industry, and guidelines for toxicologists. It also provides guidelines for agencies and government authorities to establish safe working conditions.

Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Society

Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Society Book
Author : David H. Guston
Publisher : SAGE Publications
Release : 2010-07-14
ISBN : 1452266174
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Labeled either as the "next industrial revolution" or as just "hype," nanoscience and nanotechnologies are controversial, touted by some as the likely engines of spectacular transformation of human societies and even human bodies, and by others as conceptually flawed. These challenges make an encyclopedia of nanoscience and society an absolute necessity. Providing a guide to what these understandings and challenges are about, the Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Society offers accessible descriptions of some of the key technical achievements of nanoscience along with its history and prospects. Rather than a technical primer, this encyclopedia instead focuses on the efforts of governments around the world to fund nanoscience research and to tap its potential for economic development as well as to assess how best to regulate a new technology for the environmental, occupational, and consumer health and safety issues related to the field. Contributions examine and analyze the cultural significance of nanoscience and nanotechnologies and describe some of the organizations, and their products, that promise to make nanotechnologies a critical part of the global economy. Written by noted scholars and practitioners from around the globe, these two volumes offer nearly 500 entries describing the societal aspects of nanoscience and nanotechnology. Key Themes - Art, Design, and Materials - Bionanotechnology Centers - Context - Economics and Business - Engagement and the Public - Environment and Risk - Ethics and Values - Geographies and Distribution - History and Philosophy - Integration and Interdisciplinarity - Nanotechnology Companies - Nanotechnology Organizations

Regulating and Managing Food Safety in the EU

Regulating and Managing Food Safety in the EU Book
Author : Harry Bremmers,Kai Purnhagen
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-08-01
ISBN : 3319770454
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book analyses EU food law from a regulatory, economic and managerial perspective. It presents an economic assessment of strategies of food safety regulation, and discusses the different regulatory regimes in EU food law. It examines the challenges of food safety in the internal market as well as the regulatory tools that are available. The book’s generic theorising and measurement of regulatory effects is supplemented by detailed analysis of key topics in food markets, such as health claims, enforcement strategies, and induced risk management at the level of the organizations producing food. The regulatory effects discussed in the book range from classical regulatory analysis covering e.g. effects of ex-ante versus ex-post regulation and content-related versus information-related regulation to new regulatory options such as behavioral regulation. The book takes as its premise the idea that economic considerations are basic to the design and functioning of the European food supply arena, and that economic effects consolidate or induce modification of the present legal structures and principles. The assessments, analyses and examination of the various issues presented in the book serve to answer the question of how economic theory and practice can explain and enhance the shaping and modification of the regulatory framework that fosters safe and sustainable food supply chains. ​ ​

Regulating Next Generation Agri Food Biotechnologies

Regulating Next Generation Agri Food Biotechnologies Book
Author : Michael Howlett,David Laycock
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2013-05-07
ISBN : 1136338438
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Agri-food bio-technology policy and regulation is transitioning from an early period focused on genetic engineering technologies to ‘next-generation’ rules and regulatory processes linked to challenges originating in a wide variety of new technological processes and applications. Can lessons learned from past and current regulatory oversights of agricultural biotechnology – and other high-technology sectors – help us address new and emerging regulatory challenges in the agri-food genetics sector? The expert contributors in this volume discuss the experiences of a wide range of North American, European and Asian countries with high technology regulation to address four key questions related to the past and future development of agri-food genomics regulation across the globe. how unique is agri-food biotechology regulation, and how can it be evaluated using the existing tools of regulatory analysis developed in examinations of other sectors? is a ‘government to governance’ model of regulatory regime development found in many other sectors relevant in this rapidly evolving sphere of activity? is a stages model of regulatory regime development accurate? And, if so, at which stage are we currently positioned in the regulation of agri-food genomics products and technologies? what drives movement between stages in different countries and sectors? In assessing such drivers, what are the key links between sectoral (meso) developments and more general macro and micro developments such as international relations and administrative behaviour? By updating, extending and challenging earlier empirical and theoretical social science perspectives on agricultural bio-technological regulation, this volume helps to inform future policy formulation. It will be of interest to practitioners and students of biotechnology, agriculture, and science and technology policy, and regulatory processes more generally.

Nanotechnology Environmental Health and Safety

Nanotechnology Environmental Health and Safety Book
Author : Matthew Hull,Diana Bowman
Publisher : William Andrew
Release : 2014-06-11
ISBN : 1455731900
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanotechnology Environmental Health and Safety, Second Edition focuses not only on the impact of nanotechnology and the discipline of nanotoxicity, but also explains each of these disciplines through in the context of management requirements and via risk scenarios — providing an overview of regulation, risk management, and exposure. Contributors thoroughly explain environmental health and safety (EHS) issues, financial implications, foreseeable risks (e.g., exposure, dose, hazards of nanomaterials), occupational hygiene, and consumer protection. Key new chapters have been included covering eco-toxicity, nanomedicine, informatics, and future threats. New case studies have also been added, including a chapter on the impact of nanosilver on the environment, as well as an assessment of how well lessons have been learned from the past, such as in the case of asbestos. The book also makes a business case for the importance of proactive EHS management - essential reading for existing or prospective producers of nanoscale products. Practical guidance on risk management and mitigation across different legislative frameworks worldwide Reviews toxicological studies and industrial initiatives, supported by numerous case studies Includes extensive new material on the implications of nanotechnology for medicine, energy and food, as well as assessing future threats.

Nano Meets Macro

Nano Meets Macro Book
Author : Kamilla Kjolberg,Fern Elizabeth Wickson
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2019-10-10
ISBN : 0429533756
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book explores the enormous diversity in social perspectives on the emergence of nanoscale sciences and technologies. It points to four nodes of interest where nano meets macro: in the making, in the public eye, in the big questions, and in the tough decisions. Each node draws attention to important lines of research and pertinent issues. The book is designed for interdisciplinary teaching, but the richness of issues and perspectives makes it of interest to all researchers, practitioners, and non-academics wanting an introduction to social perspectives on nanoscale sciences and technologies.

Emerging Trends in Agri nanotechnology

Emerging Trends in Agri nanotechnology Book
Author : Harikesh Bahadur Singh,Sandhya Mishra,Leonardo Fernandes Fraceto,Renata de Lima
Publisher : CABI
Release : 2018-04-27
ISBN : 1786391449
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The science of nanotechnology, the manipulation, design and engineering of devices at the atomic and molecular scale, is starting to be applied to many disciplines including aspects of agriculture and crop science. This book opens with a brief history of nanotechnology in agriculture. Applications are then examined in detail, including nanopesticides, nanosensors, nanofertilizers, and nanoherbicides. Topics covered include; the biosynthesis of nanoparticles (through microbes, plants and other biotic agents); the ecological consequences of their delivery into the environment (examining effects and toxicity on soil, soil biota, and plants); safety issues; an overview of the global market for nanotechnology products, and the regulation of nanotechnology in agriculture. The book concludes with speculations on what the future holds for the technology. The book has been written by an international group of researchers and experts from over 12 countries with experience across a wide range of issues relating to the industry. This book will be of use to a wide range of researchers and professional scientists in the agricultural sector, academia and industry, including microbiologists, chemical engineers, geneticists, plant scientists and biochemists.

Nanotechnology in the Agri Food Sector

Nanotechnology in the Agri Food Sector Book
Author : Lynn J. Frewer,Willem Norde,Arnout Fischer,Frans Kampers
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2011-02-14
ISBN : 9783527634804
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Providing an overview of nanotechnology in the context of agriculture and food science, this monograph covers topics such as nano-applications in teh agri-food sector, as well as the social and ethical implications. Following a review of the basics, the book goes on to take an in-depth look at processing and engineering, encapsulation and delivery, packaging, crop protection and disease. It highlights the technical, regulatory, and safety aspects of nanotechnology in food science and agriculture, while also considering the environmental impact. A valuable and accessible guide for professionals, novices, and students alike.