D
Acronyms 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



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D Acronyms 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 135

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136 NANOTECHNOLOGY IN FOOD PRODUCTS 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