Active Packaging for Food Applications

Active Packaging for Food Applications

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Based on thousands of citations from peer-reviewed, trade, commercial, and patent literature and interviews with those who have worked in the laboratory, in pilot plants, and in production, Active Packaging for Food Applications provides a state-of-the-art guide to understanding and utilizing these technologies. The book highlights technologies that are currently in commercial use or have the potential to become commercial, including oxygen scavenging, moisture control, ethylene removal from fresh food, antimicrobials, odor removal, and aroma emission. In addition, it explores the pros and cons involved in using antimicrobial agents in package materials. Active Packaging for Food Applications provides you with a detailed guide and reference to the technologies - and their applications - involved in enhancing food and beverage more

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  • Hardback | 236 pages
  • 156.5 x 233.7 x 17.8mm | 444.53g
  • Technomic Publishing Co ,U.S.
  • Technomic Publishing Co
  • Lancaster, United States
  • English
  • 1587160455
  • 9781587160455

Table of contents

IntroductionOxidative Deteriorative ReactionsOdor ControlMinimally Processed FoodsActive Packaging OpportunitiesOutlineBibliographyOxygen ScavengersIntroductionDefinitionsRationale for In-Package Oxygen ScavengingMeasures to Exclude OxygenOxygen Entry after ClosureHistorical Background of Oxygen Absorbers and ScavengersCommercial ApplicationsUnited States Military ApplicationsJapanese SituationsBibliographyOxygen Scavenger SystemsAntioxidantsSulfitesBoronGlycols and Sugar AlcoholsUnsaturated Fatty Acids and HydrocarbonsPalladium CatalystsEnzymesYeastThe Package Material as a Reducing AgentFerrous Iron-Based ScavengersEconomicsDevelopmentalBibliographyOxygen Scavenging in 2000 and BeyondLabelsIncorporation of Oxygen Scavengers into Plastic StructuresSandwiching Oxygen ScavengersResin-Based SystemsUnited States Military ApplicationsPremature Reaction to OxygenRecent Patents and Patent ApplicationsAdditional ActivitiesConclusionBibliographyMoisture ControlRelative Humidity Control Within PackagesMoisture RemoversConclusionBibliographyGas-Permeability ControlAvoidance of Anoxic ConditionsTemperature-Sensitive StructuresBibliographyEthylene ControlPotassium Permanganate ReactionOther Ethylene ScavengersDunapackSachet Ethylene ScavengersActivated Carbon Ethylene RemoversActivated Earth Ethylene RemoversNovel Ethylene-Removing PackagingConclusionBibliographyOdor RemoversActivated Carbon Odor AdsorbersAbsorbent Pad Odor RemoversVitamin E and BHT as Odor Reducers in Plastic PackagingMolecular Sieves as Plastic Odor ReducersAldehyde ScavengersAmine Odor RemovalConclusionBibliographyAroma Emissions from PlasticsPolyvelFragrance Concentrate SuppliersAroma ConcentratesExtrusion BoundariesOther Suppliers/TechnologiesBibliographyAntimicrobial PackagingAnhydrides as Antimicrobial AgentsBacteriocinsAntimicrobial EnzymesRadiation-Emitting FilmAntimicrobial Activity of Silver IonsExamples of Zeolite ProductsAdditional AntimicrobialsBenomylMathematical Modeling of Antimicrobial Food PackagingConclusionsBibliographyOther SystemsCarbon Dioxide AbsorbersCarbon Dioxide Emitters/GeneratorsThe Futureshow more

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