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Active Antimicrobial Food Packaging

Edited by Isıl Var

Cukurova University


Sinan Uzunlu

Alanya Alaaddin Keykubat University

Active antimicrobial food packaging is a new generation of packaging. Antimicrobial food additives are incorporated in the food packaging systems to inhibit, retard, or inactivate microbial growth to extend the shelf life of foods. This book is composed of five chapters, and is aimed at introducing the reader to active antimicrobial food packaging, as well as concerns of the consumers on synthetic-based food additives.

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Active Antimicrobial Food PackagingEdited by Isıl Var

Published: January 30th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.74450

ISBN: 978-1-78985-004-8

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-003-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-794-7

Copyright year: 2019

Books open for chapter submissions

5823 Total Chapter Downloads

14 Crossref Citations

14 Web of Science Citations

33 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Active Antimicrobial Food Packaging

By Sinan Uzunlu and Işıl Var


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2. Use of Natural Antimicrobial Agents: A Safe Preservation Approach

By Farhan Saeed, Muhammad Afzaal, Tabussam Tufail and Aftab Ahmad


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3. Using Native Plants of the Northeast of Mexico for Developing Active Antimicrobial Food Packaging Films

By Cecilia Rojas de Gante, Judith A. Rocha and Carlos P. Sáenz Collins


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4. Protein-Based Active Film as Antimicrobial Food Packaging: A Review

By Nurul Saadah Said and Norizah Mhd Sarbon


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5. Edible Films Incorporated with Active Compounds: Their Properties and Application

By Saroat Rawdkuen


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