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Nanotech Plastic Packaging Could Leach Silver Nanoparticles in Some Food and Beverages

Nanotech Plastic Packaging Could Leach Silver Nanoparticles in Some Food and Beverages

Antimicrobial packaging is being developed to extend the shelf life and safety of foods and beverages. However, there is concern about the transfer of potentially harmful materials, such as silver nanoparticles, from these types of containers to consumables.