Antimicrobial Food Packaging

Antimicrobial Food Packaging

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Antimicrobial Food Packaging takes an interdisciplinary approach to provide a complete and robust understanding of packaging from some of the most well-known international experts. This practical reference provides basic information and practical applications for the potential uses of various films in food packaging, describes the different types of microbial targets (fungal, bacteria, etc.), and focuses on the applicability of techniques to industry.

Tactics on the monitoring of microbial activity that use antimicrobial packaging detection of food borne pathogens, the use of biosensors, and testing antimicrobial susceptibility are also included, along with food safety and good manufacturing practices. The book aims to curtail the development of microbiological contamination of food through anti-microbial packaging to improve the safety in the food supply chain.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 676 pages
  • 216 x 276 x 33.02mm | 2,060g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0128007230
  • 9780128007235

Table of contents

PART I: Background and Frameworks: The Nature and Extent of Foodborne Disease

PART II: Basic Strategies

PART III: Established and Emerging Platforms for Microbial Detection

PART IV: Overview of Antimicrobial Packaging for Food Groups

PART V: Synthetic and Non-natural Compounds

PART VI: Natural Compounds

PART VII: Combinational Approaches
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About Jorge Barros-Velazquez

Dr. Jorge Barros-Velazquez has won several awards in his field for outstanding contributions to research and academia. He has published in many journals and books and serves as the editor of Food and Bioprocess Technology, one of the top international scientific journals in the field of food science and technology.
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