Ecosustainable Polymer Nanomaterials for Food Packaging: Innovative Solutions, Characterization Needs, Safety and Environmental Issues, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Ecosustainable Polymer Nanomaterials for Food Packaging

Innovative Solutions, Characterization Needs, Safety and Environmental Issues, 1st Edition

Edited by Clara Silvestre, Sossio Cimmino

CRC Press

404 pages

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Polymer nanotechnology offers exciting benefits to the food industry, including better materials for food packaging and safer foods on supermarket shelves with lower incidences of contamination. Ecosustainable Polymer Nanomaterials for Food Packaging: Innovative Solutions, Characterization Needs, Safety and Environmental Issues examines the complet

Table of Contents

Polymer Nanomaterials for Food Packaging: Current Issues and Future Trends. Ethics, Communication, and Safety in the Use of PNFP. Evolution of Rheology, Structure, and Properties around the Rheological Flocculation and Percolation Thresholds in Polymer Nanocomposites. Characterization of Safe Nanostructured Polymeric Materials. Plasma Technology for Polymer Food Packaging Materials. Polypropylene and Polyethylene-Based Nanocomposites for Food Packaging Applications. Some Aspects Concerning the Nanomaterials from Renewable Resources Use in Food Packaging. Cellulose Nanowhiskers: Properties and Applications as Nanofillers in Nanocomposites with Interest in Food Biopackaging Applications. Edible Nano-Laminate Coatings for Food Applications. Potential Application of Nanomaterials in Food Packaging and Interactions of Nanomaterials with Food. Photodegradation of Poly(Lactic Acid)/Organo-Modified Clay Nanocomposites under Natural Weathering Exposure. Recycling of Nanocomposites. Polymer Nanocomposite Materials Used for Food Packaging. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC012000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Food Science
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science