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Toxic nanoparticles might be entering human food supply

Farmers have used silver nanoparticles as a pesticide because of their capability to suppress the growth of harmful organisms. However, a growing concern is that these particles could pose a potential health risk to humans and the environment. In a new study, researchers at the University of Missouri have developed a reliable method for detecting silver nanoparticles in fresh produce and other food products.

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-08/uom…

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