Isıl Var

Cukurova University

Dr. Işıl Var is a professor in food engineering at Çukurova University, Turkey. She received her BSc in 1981 at Hacettepe University, and MSc in 1987 and PhD in 1993 at Çukurova University. She had a postdoctoral visit to the University of Sussex in the UK between 1993 and 1995. She has published 70 papers in national and international peer-reviewed journals in the field of food microbiology, and filed a patent with Dr. Sinan Uzunlu on modified atmosphere packaging. She has graduated several MSc and PhD students. She is a member of numerous national and international societies. She received several awards from the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland in 2007.

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Latest work with IntechOpen by Isıl Var

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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