Natural biopolymer-based antimicrobial films to reduce traditional packaging waste.
Date: December 25, 2021
Source: Carbohydrate Polymer Technologies and Applications (via ScienceDirect)
Author: Rekha Chawla, S. Sivakumar, Harsimran Kaur
Excerpt: “The inclusion of antimicrobial agents into the biopolymer-based edible films has been a significant advancement in active food packaging technology. It is exceptionally efficient in inhibiting or killing the pathogenic/spoilage microbes causing food contamination. It can reduce the potential undesirable flavors produced due to the direct incorporation of active compounds in foods. ”