An Act To Require the Labeling of Foods Made with Nanotechnology
Sec. 1. 7 MRSA c. 101, sub-c. 8 is enacted to read:
LABELS FOR FOOD OR FOOD PRODUCTS MADE WITH NANOTECHNOLOGY
§ 530-B. Labels for food or food products made with nanotechnology
The department shall adopt rules implementing this section. Rules adopted pursuant to this paragraph are routine technical rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A.
This bill requires that a label be placed on any food or food product offered for sale in the State made with the use of nanotechnology. Nanotechnology is the branch of technology concerned with the control of matter with dimensions of less than 100 nanometers, especially the manipulation of individual atoms and molecules.