Nano and Other Emerging Chemical Technologies Blog

Nano and Other Emerging Chemical Technologies Blog

Regulatory & legal developments involving nano and other emerging chemical technologies

Tag Archives: FOE

NGOs Comment on EC’s Working Conclusions Concerning Transparency Measures for Nanomaterials on the Market

Posted in International, Legal/Regulatory Issues
The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) posted on January 13, 2015, a paper entitled “NGO comments on Transparency measures for nanomaterials on the market:  Working conclusions.”  EEB, the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL), Friends of the Earth (FOE) Australia, and Friends of the Earth Germany (BUND) state that they disagree with most of the EC’s… Continue Reading

FOE Releases Report on Nanotechnology in Food and Agriculture

Posted in Environmental Issues, International, Legal/Regulatory Issues, United States
A recent report released by Friends of the Earth (FOE) calls for a moratorium “on the further commercial release of food products, food packaging, food contact materials and agrochemicals that contain manufactured nanomaterials until nanotechnology-specific safety laws are established and the public is involved in decision making.” The report, entitled Out of the Laboratory and on… Continue Reading