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As You Sow has engaged in dialogue with Dunkin’ Donuts regarding their use of Titanium Dixoxide Nanoparticles in their powdered donuts
As You Sow Press Release
The Center for Food Safety (CFS) is a non-profit public interest and environmental advocacy membership organization that challenges harmful food production technologies and promotes sustainable alternatives.
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics is a coalition of public health, educational, religious, labor, womens, environmental and consumer groups whose goal is to protect the health of consumers and workers by requiring the health and … MORE
Slipping Through the Cracks is designed to inform companies, investors, and consumers about the emerging use of engineered nanomaterials in food and food related products. It highlights the potential risks of nanotechnology for companies who are knowingly or unknowingly using it in their products and for public health. MORE
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN – April 15, 2013 – There are nanosize particles in your food. Does this make you nervous? Food companies have been interested in using nanotechnology to intensify flavors and make products creamier without … MORE
CNN – February 14, 2013 – Some foods sold in supermarkets across America contain tiny, engineered particles called nanomaterials.
INQUISITR – February 9, 2013 – Titanium dioxide nanoparticles have been found in the white powdered sugar used by Dunkin’ Donuts to coat some of their donuts.
TRIPLE PUNDIT – February 8, 2013 – Are nanoparticles already in some food products? A report by As You Sow, a non-profit organization that promotes corporate responsibility, found that they are indeed.
ENVIRONMENTAL LEADER – February 7, 2013 – The white powdered sugar that coats Dunkin’ Donuts Powdered Cake Donuts and Hostess Donettes contains nanoparticles of potential carcinogen titanium dioxide, according to research by green nonprofit As … MORE
Increasing knowledge and transparency about nanomaterials in the food supply chain. MORE
MOTHER EARTH NEWS – April 30, 2012 – The use of nanotechnology in food products is becoming more commonplace in many countries, including the United States.
RELEASE: Nanotechnology in Food: In the Absence of Regulations, Nonprofit Releases New Framework for Companies to Evaluate Safety
AS YOU SOW PRESS RELEASE – December 6, 2011 – A first‐of‐its‐kind framework released today offers recommendations to food and food packaging companies on how to identify and evaluate nanomaterials in products.
As You Sow’s first-of-its-kind framework is designed to help food companies make informed decisions regarding sourcing products containing nanomaterials.