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Nanotechnology in the Development of Novel Functional Foods or their Package. An Overview Based in Patent Analysis.
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PMID:  22963076     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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In recent years nanotechnology has become a significant component in food industry. It is present in all food chain steps, from the design of new ingredients or additives, to the most modern systems of food quality methods or packaging, demonstrating the great potential of this new technology in a sector as traditional as food. However, while interest by industry in nanotechnology increases, the rejection by consumers, concerned about the potential risk, does too. The aim of this review is to evaluate the development of food nanotechnology by means of a patent analysis, highlighting current applications of nanotechnology along the whole food chain and contextualizing this evolution in the social scene.
Authors:
Edgar Pérez-Esteve; Andrea Bernardos; Ramón Martínez-Máñez; José M Barat
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-8-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Recent patents on food, nutrition & agriculture     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1876-1429     ISO Abbreviation:  Recent Pat Food Nutr Agric     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-9-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526178     Medline TA:  Recent Pat Food Nutr Agric     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Departamento de Tecnología de Alimentos, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, C/ Camino de Vera s/n, 46022, Valencia, 46022, Spain. jmbarat@tal.upv.es.
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