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Researchers look to nanotech to keep fruit fresh

By T.V. Padma Researchers are working on ‘nano-film’ packaging materials to extend the shelf-life of fruit and vegetables and reduce huge post-harvest losses in South Asia. The project follows studies at Tamil Nadu Agriculture University (TNAU) showning that a nano-film…

Something scarier than GMOs: Nanotech organic

By Ben Lilliston IATP Nanotech organic? The idea that engineered nanomaterials (involving the manipulation of materials at the molecular level) would be allowed in certified organic food production seems ludicrous on its face. Allowing nanotechnology would seemingly destroy the credibility…