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Development of Antimicrobial Materials for Food Packaging

Investigators
Pascall, Melvin
Institutions
Ohio State University
Start date
2017
End date
2022
Objective
The main objective of this study is to develop antimicrobial materials for food packaging applications. The specific objectives are:To incorporate natural antimicrobial compounds into natural packaging materials used for food packaging.Optimizing the concentration of the compounds for microbial control in selected foodsTo ensure that the added ingredients do not negatively impact the mechanical, thermal and physical properties of the materials.
Funding Source
Nat'l. Inst. of Food and Agriculture
Project source
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Project number
OHO01415
Accession number
1014137
Categories
Packaging Residues