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Trends in antimicrobial food packaging systems: Emitting sachets and absorbent pads

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Author(s):
Otoni, Caio G. [1, 2] ; Espitia, Paula J. P. [3, 4] ; Avena-Bustillos, Roberto J. [5] ; McHugh, Tara H. [5]
Total Authors: 4
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Fed Sao Carlos, Dept Mat Engn, PPG CEM, Rod Washington Luis, Km 235, BR-13565905 Sao Carlos, SP - Brazil
[2] Embrapa Instrumentacao, Natl Nanotechnol Lab Agribusiness, Rua 15 Novembro 1452, BR-13560979 Sao Carlos, SP - Brazil
[3] Observ Caribe Colombiano Res Inst, Food Res Div, Calle Guerrero 29-02, Cartagena De Indias - Colombia
[4] Univ Sinu, Nutr & Dietet Sch, Food Sci Lab, Cartagena De Indias - Colombia
[5] ARS, Hlth Proc Foods Res, Western Reg Res Ctr, USDA, 800 Buchanan St, Albany, CA 94710 - USA
Total Affiliations: 5
Document type: Review article
Source: Food Research International; v. 83, p. 60-73, MAY 2016.
Web of Science Citations: 60
Abstract

Active antimicrobial packaging interacts with packaged food and headspace to reduce, retard, or even inhibit the growth of spoilage and pathogenic microorganisms. Sachets and pads are one of the most successful applications of active food packaging. This review discusses recent developments of antimicrobial active packaging focused exclusively on emitting sachets and absorbent pads, including elaboration techniques, characterization methods, and applications for food preservation purposes. Advantages, drawbacks, and future trends are also discussed, as well as the antimicrobial compounds incorporated in emitting sachets and absorbent pads, including ethanol, chlorine dioxide, a variety of plant essential oils and their main active compounds, and nanoparticles. (C) 2016 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 14/23098-9 - Study and optimization of natural fiber-reinforced edible polymer biocomposites formulated with fruit and vegetable processing wastes
Grantee:Caio Gomide Otoni
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate (Direct)