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Institute of Medicine (US) Food Forum. Nanotechnology in Food Products: Workshop Summary. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2009.

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Nanotechnology in Food Products: Workshop Summary.

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DAcronyms and Abbreviations

ADME

absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion

Ag

silver

ANPR

Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

BPA

bisphenol A

CIIT

Chemistry Industry Institute of Toxicology

CN

carbon nanotube

CSREES

Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (a USDA agency)

DNRC

Division of Nutrition Research Service Coordination (an NIH agency)

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

EU

European Union

FAA

Food Additives Amendment

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

FDC

Food, Drug, and Cosmetic

GFP

green fluorescent protein

GI

gastrointestinal

GLP

Good Laboratory Practice

GMA

Grocery Manufacturers Association

GMO

genetically modified organism

GRAS

Generally Recognized as Safe

HHP

high hydrostatic pressure

IFBC

International Food Biotechnology Council

IFT

Institute of Food Technologists

IOM

Institute of Medicine

NDI

New Dietary Ingredients

NIEHS

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

NIH

National Institutes of Health

nm

nanometer

NLEA

Nutrition Labeling and Education Act

NNI

National Nanotechnology Initiative

NSET

Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology (a subcommittee of the NNI)

NSF

National Science Foundation

NSTA

National Science Teachers Association

OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

OTC

over-the-counter

PCB

polychlorinated biphenyl

RFID

radio frequency identification device

SLN

solid lipid nanoparticle

SWCNT

single-walled carbon nanotube

UBC

University of British Columbia

USDA

U.S. Department of Agriculture

WHO

World Health Organization

Copyright © 2009, National Academy of Sciences.
Bookshelf ID: NBK32739

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