From: Food Quality & Safety Magazine, 3.8.2011
Nanoparticle-coated material killed bacteria in three hours
Scientists in Israel have developed what they call “killer paper,” packaging material coated with silver nanoparticles, each 1/50,000 the width of a human hair.
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In an effort to shift its approach to foodborne illness from a fragmented process to a coordinated, prevention-oriented safety program, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it will create a 40-person multidisciplinary team dedicated to foodborne disease outbreaks.