Nanotechnology innovations are impacting many industries, including energy, defense, medical, and pharmaceutical. Nanotechnology’s potential to influence the food industry is becoming increasingly feasible with the rapid growth in prospective applications and the increasing knowledge of its safety/risk implications to human health and the environment.

Regulatory agencies worldwide are continually working to develop rules and guidelines that protect human health and the environment, bolster consum…

Figure 1. Nano study score helps to determine the validity of data from nanomaterial toxicology studies (Card and Magnuson, Int. J. Tox. 2010).

Figure 2. Key physiochemical parameters for nanomaterial characterization (Card and Magnuson, Int. J. Tox. 2010).

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