Novel Approaches of Nanotechnology in Food Book
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Novel Approaches of Nanotechnology in Food


  • Author : Alexandru Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2016-05-13
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 772
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128043790

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Novel Approaches of Nanotechnology in Food, a volume in the Nanotechnology in the Agri-Food Industry series, represents a summary of the most recent advances made in the field of nanostructured materials that have significant impact on the agri-food industry. Because the current food market needs innovation, nanotechnology coupled with novel interdisciplinary approaches and processing methods has enabled important advances that have the potential to revolutionize agri-food sector. Nanotechnology can serve to resolve challenges faced by the food and bioprocessing industries for developing and implementing systems that can produce qualitative and quantitative foods that are safe, sustainable, and ecofriendly. This book is a valuable resource for scientists, researchers, and engineers in food science and biotechnology fields, as well as students who want information on cutting-edge technologies. Provides worldwide research applications of nanomaterials and nanotechnology useful in food research Presents analytical methods for enzyme immobilization onto magnetic nanoparticles Includes strategies of behavior and structure function to increase application enhancement and control Discusses nanomaterial regulations and for consumer protection awareness

Handbook of Food Nanotechnology Book

Handbook of Food Nanotechnology


  • Author : Seid Mahdi Jafari
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-06-17
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 774
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128160428

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Food Nanotechnology: Applications and Approaches is the definitive guide on all aspects of nano-sized ingredients and devices for the food sector. The book brings science and applications together on the nano-scale into nano-structured food materials, with an emphasis on their production, processing, engineering, characterization, and applications of food materials containing true nano-sized dimensions or nano-structures that enable novel/enhanced properties or functions. All chapters emphasize original results relating to experimental, theoretical, computational, and/or applications of nano-materials in food. Topics such as the application of nanotechnology in food processing operations, functional ingredients, quality control, nutraceutical delivery, and packaging of food products are very attractive and beneficial to both academics and practitioners. Finally, the safety of applying nano ingredients and nano devices is covered. Brings novel applications of nanotechnology in processing food products Shows how to improve the formulation of food products with nano-structured ingredients Explores new opportunities in food packaging through nano-structured materials

Nanotechnological Approaches in Food Microbiology Book

Nanotechnological Approaches in Food Microbiology


  • Author : Sanju Bala Dhull
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-12-27
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 494
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000283044

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Nanotechnology has gained attention in all aspects of modern science, having vital applications in the food chain, storage, quality monitoring, processing, preservation, and packaging. The global population is increasing rapidly, therefore there is a requirement to produce food products in a more proficient, non-toxic, and sustainable way. Food scientists and microbiologists are interested in food safety and quality assurance to produce excellent-quality food free of food pathogens Nanotechnological Approaches in Food Microbiology provides a systematic introduction and comprehensive information about practical approaches and characteristic features related to the significant applications of nanotechnology in food microbiology, including, nano-starch films, nanoemulsions, biogenic nanoparticles, and nanocapsules. The book will explore details about metal nanoparticle synthesis, characterization, mathematical modeling, kinetic studies, and their antimicrobial approaches. Key Features: Includes comprehensive knowledge on metal nanoparticle synthesis, characterization, mathematical modeling, kinetic studies and their antimicrobial approaches Lays out concepts of essential oil nanoemulsion and their potential antimicrobial applications Deals with the latest development in nano-starch composite biofilms containing bioactive constituents to inhibit pathogenic microbes Explores the nanocapsules as potential antimicrobial agents in food. Provides information regarding new biogenic nano-antimicrobials developed for the food safety and quality assurance This book will educate readers on the aspects of nanotechnology in food safety and quality assurance. Nanoemulsions, nanohydrogels, metal nanoparticles, nano-starch films, nanocapsules and nano-antimicrobials are the emerging essentials of nanotechnology that are used to preserve the food at greater extent. This book should be of interest to a large and varied audience of researchers in academia, industry, food processing, pres

Nanotechnology Applications for Food Safety and Quality Monitoring Book

Nanotechnology Applications for Food Safety and Quality Monitoring


  • Author : Arun Sharma
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2022-11-15
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 518
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323885874

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Nanotechnology Applications for Food Safety and Quality Monitoring brings together nanotechnology science-based research for food safety and quality monitoring. With the advancement in knowledge about behavior of nano-engineered materials in food and its toxicity, the application of nanotechnology is expected to reach unprecedented levels in achieving food safety. Currently, there is no practical resource of nanotechnology as a tool specifically for monitoring safety and quality. This is a practical, concise, applications-based reference that is essential for food industry researchers and scientists to monitor the safety and quality of food to ensure quality food supplies. Demonstrates how nanotechnology can improve food safety and quality Shows how nanotechnology sensors can be used for food pesticides, pathogens and microbes Discusses the benefits and risks of nanotechnology applications for food safety

Advances in Processing Technologies for Bio based Nanosystems in Food Book

Advances in Processing Technologies for Bio based Nanosystems in Food


  • Author : Óscar L. Ramos
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-07-25
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 374
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351710053

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Advances in Processing Technologies for Bio based Nanosystems in Food Excerpt :

Nanotechnology can be used to address challenges faced by the food and bioprocessing industries for developing and implementing improved or novel systems that can produce safer, nutritious, healthier, sustainable, and environmental-friendly food products. This book overviews the most recent advances made on the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology that significantly influenced the food industry. Advances in Processing Technologies for Bio-Based Nanosystems in Food provides a multidisciplinary review of the complex mechanisms involved in the research, development, production and legislation of food containing nanostructures systems. Features: Presents the most recent advances made in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology as applied to the food industry Discusses innovative approaches and processing technologies Shows how nanotechnology can be used to produce safer, nutritious, healthier, sustainable and environmental-friendly food products Covers the complex mechanisms involved in the research, development, production and legislation of food containing nanostructures Selected examples of nanotechnology applications in food industry are shown, focusing on advanced aspects of food packaging, processing and preservation; followed by one contribution that presents the potential commercialization and the main challenges for scale-up. Comprised of 15 chapters, this book provides much-needed and up-to-date information on the use of emergent technologies in bio-based nanosystems for foods, and serves as an ideal reference for scientists, regulators, industrialists, and consumers that conduct research and development in the food processing industry.

Nanotechnology in Intelligent Food Packaging Book

Nanotechnology in Intelligent Food Packaging


  • Author : Annu
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2022-07-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119818991

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NANOTECHNOLOGY IN INTELLIGENT FOOD PACKAGING This book is a state-of-the-art exposition of nanotechnology and food packaging which is undergoing rapid advancement. This book is specially designed with an emphasis on the state-of-the-art in nanotechnology and food packaging. It offers fascinating techniques for producing smart and active food packaging and also discusses its toxicity and the role that nanosensors play in detecting different pathogens in food packaging. The concluding chapters also explain recent developments concerning the incorporation of health supplements in food packaging and their future role in producing intelligent food packaging. The 16 chapters of this book were contributed by academic and industry experts working in their respective areas of research and are thoughtfully arranged in a systematic fashion that preserves the flow of knowledge. An attempt has been made to include all the information in a single monograph to better understand the topics and technologies involved in the application of nanotechnology in intelligent food packaging. Audience The book is aimed at researchers, industry scientists such as chemists, biologists, polymer technologists, food packaging industrialists, biotechnologists, health experts, quality/food safety officials, and policymakers. It will also be helpful to graduate students in the fields of materials science, polymer science, and biotechnology to better understand the fundamental concepts involved in food packaging in relation to extending shelf life.

Nanotechnology in Agriculture and Food Science Book

Nanotechnology in Agriculture and Food Science


  • Author : Monique A. V. Axelos
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-03-07
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 450
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527697717

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A comprehensive overview of the current state of this highly relevant topic. An interdisciplinary team of researchers reports on the opportunities and challenges of nanotechnology in the agriculture and food sector, highlighting the scientific, technical, regulatory, safety, and societal impacts. They also discuss the perspectives for the future, and provide insights into ways of assuring safety so as to obtain confidence for the consumer, as well as an overview of the innovations and applications. Essential reading for materials and agricultural scientists, food chemists and technologists, as well as toxicologists and ecotoxicologists.

Nanotechnology Applications in the Food Industry Book

Nanotechnology Applications in the Food Industry


  • Author : V Ravishankar Rai
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-31
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 538
  • ISBN 10 : 9780429950216

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Nanotechnology is increasingly used in the food industry in the production, processing, packaging, and preservation of foods. It is also used to enhance flavor and color, nutrient delivery, and bioavailability, and to improve food safety and in quality management. Nanotechnology Applications in the Food Industry is a comprehensive reference book containing exhaustive information on nanotechnology and the scope of its applications in the food industry. The book has five sections delving on all aspects of nanotechnology and its key role in food industry in the present scenario. Part I on Introduction to Nanotechnology in Food Sector covers the technological basis for its application in food industry and in agriculture. The use of nanosized foods and nanomaterials in food, the safety issues pertaining to its applications in foods and on market analysis and consumer perception of food nanotechnology has been discussed in the section. Part II on Nanotechnology in Food Packaging reviews the use of nanopolymers, nanocomposites and nanostructured coatings in food packaging. Part III on Nanosensors for Safe and Quality Foods provides an overview on nanotechnology in the development of biosensors for pathogen and food contaminant detections, and in sampling and food quality management. Part IV on Nanotechnology for Nutrient Delivery in Foods deals with the use of nanotechnology in foods for controlled and effective release of nutrients. Part V on Safety Assessment for Use of Nanomaterials in Food and Food Production deliberates on the benefits and risks associated with the extensive and long term applications of nanotechnology in food sector.

Nanoengineering in the Beverage Industry Book

Nanoengineering in the Beverage Industry


  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-10-10
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 490
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128172841

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Nanoengineering in the Beverage Industry Excerpt :

Nanoengineering in the Beverages Industry, Volume 20 in the Science of Beverages series, presents the impact of novel technologies in nanoengineering on the design of improved and future beverages. This reference explains how novel approaches of nanoengineering can advance beverage science through proven research results and industrial applications. This multidisciplinary resource will help augment research ideas in the development or improvement of beverage production for a wide audience of beverage science research professionals, professors and students. Includes up-to-date information on nanotechnology applications within the beverages industry, along with the latest technologies employed Presents various approaches for innovation based on scientific advancements in the field of nanotechnology Provides methods and techniques for research analysis using novel technologies across the globe

Nanotechnology Applications in Agricultural and Bioprocess Engineering Book

Nanotechnology Applications in Agricultural and Bioprocess Engineering


  • Author : Megh R. Goyal
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2022-06-16
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 308
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000564990

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Nanotechnology Applications in Agricultural and Bioprocess Engineering Excerpt :

This new volume looks at new research and advances in the use of nanotechnology applications in agricultural and bioprocess engineering. The first section deals with the impact of nanotechnology in agricultural engineering, looking at the role of nanomaterials in plant growth and nutrition. It goes on to discuss specific methods and processes in the development of food products, nutraceuticals, and therapeutics. This includes nanotechnological methods for iron fortification of dairy food, for processing and preservation of meat and meat products, for selective targeting of cancer, and more. The book then discusses the role of nanotechnology in bioprocessing, such as for biofuel production, for wastewater treatment, and as enzymatic nanoparticles for fabrication processes.

Nanotechnology in the Food  Beverage and Nutraceutical Industries Book

Nanotechnology in the Food Beverage and Nutraceutical Industries


  • Author : Qingrong Huang
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-04-19
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857095657

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Nanotechnology in the Food Beverage and Nutraceutical Industries Excerpt :

Nanotechnology has the potential to impact on food processing significantly. This important book summarises current research in this area and provides an overview of both current and possible future applications of nanotechnologies in the food industry. Issues such as safety and regulation are also addressed. After an introductory overview, the first part discusses general issues such as risk assessment, the regulatory framework, detection and characterisation of nanoparticles in food. Part two summarises the wide range of applications of nanotechnology in food processing, including nanoscale nutraceutical delivery systems, nanoemulsions and colloids, nanoscale rapid detection devices for contaminants, nanofiltration and nanocomposite packaging materials. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Nanotechnology in the food, beverage and nutraceutical industries is a valuable reference work for both food processors and those researching this expanding field. Discusses issues such as risk assessment, regulatory framework, detection and characterisation of nanoparticles in food Summarises the wide range of applications of nanotechnology in food processing, including nutraceutical delivery and packaging materials Written by a distinguished team of international contributors, this book is an invaluable reference for industry professionals and academics alike

Food Packaging Book

Food Packaging


  • Author : Alexandru Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2016-09-14
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 796
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128043738

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Food Packaging: Nanotechnology in the Agri-Food Industry, Volume 7, focuses on the development of novel nanobiomaterials, the enhancement of barrier performance of non-degradable and biodegradable plastics, and their fabrication and application in food packaging. The book brings together fundamental information and the most recent advances in the synthesis, design, and impact of alternative food packaging. Special attention is offered on smart materials and nanodevices that are able to detect quality parameters in packaged food, such as freshness, degradation, and contamination, etc. In addition, ecological approaches aiming to obtain bioplastics packages from waste materials are highlighted and discussed as a novel approach in modern food packaging. Nonetheless, this volume presents the advances made in biodegradable and bioactive packaging utilized for preserving flavor, nutritious ingredients, and therapeutic food compounds. Includes fabrication techniques, such as nanofiber films, nanocoating, nanocompositing, multi-layered structures, and layer-by-layer nanoassemblies based on synthetic and bio-based polymers Presents the latest information on new biodegradeable materials using fabrication of new high barrier plastics to enhance research Provides examples of risk assessment for nanomaterials for food safety and the benefits of antimicrobial food packaging

Handbook of Nanomaterials for Industrial Applications Book
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Handbook of Nanomaterials for Industrial Applications


  • Author : Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2018-07-19
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 1142
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128133521

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Handbook of Nanomaterials for Industrial Applications explores the use of novel nanomaterials in the industrial arena. The book covers nanomaterials and the techniques that can play vital roles in many industrial procedures, such as increasing sensitivity, magnifying precision and improving production limits. In addition, the book stresses that these approaches tend to provide green, sustainable solutions for industrial developments. Finally, the legal, economical and toxicity aspects of nanomaterials are covered in detail, making this is a comprehensive, important resource for anyone wanting to learn more about how nanomaterials are changing the way we create products in modern industry. Demonstrates how cutting-edge developments in nanomaterials translate into real-world innovations in a range of industry sectors Explores how using nanomaterials can help engineers to create innovative consumer products Discusses the legal, economical and toxicity issues arising from the industrial applications of nanomaterials

Handbook of Nanotechnology in Nutraceuticals Book

Handbook of Nanotechnology in Nutraceuticals


  • Author : Shakeel Ahmed
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2022-11-21
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 484
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000770780

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Nanotechnology has been emerging as an important tool in the nutraceutical and food industries to improve the overall quality of life. Nanotechnology has established a new horizon by bestowing modified properties on nanomaterials and applying them to the production of nanoformulations, nutritional supplements, and the food industry. The Handbook of Nanotechnology in Nutraceuticals highlights the impact of nanotechnology on the food industries. The book focuses on the application of nanotechnology in nutraceuticals and the food industry to improve the overall quality of life. The book also addresses some important applications of nano-nutraceuticals in the treatment of different diseases, such as oxidative stress, cancer, neurodegenerative disorders, cardiovascular diseases, and so on. Features • Presents a scientometric approach to analyze the emergence of nano-nutraceuticals in cancer prevention and treatment • Examines various strategies employed to prepare nanocarrier systems, such as nanoparticles, nanostructure lipids, phospholipid-based nanocarriers, polysaccharide-based nanostructures, and metal nanoparticles • Discusses various regulatory issues related to nanotechnology and their application in different fields This book is a valuable reference for nanotechnologists, scientists, and researchers working in the field of food technology, food science, pharmaceuticals, and nutraceuticals.

Research Methods and Applications in Chemical and Biological Engineering Book

Research Methods and Applications in Chemical and Biological Engineering


  • Author : Ali Pourhashemi
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-07-23
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 298
  • ISBN 10 : 9780429754098

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This research-oriented book presents up-to-date experimental methods currently used in research for many branches of chemical and biological engineering. The book surveys essential ideas and research methodologies, concentrating on experiments used in applications rather than on the fine points of rigorous mathematics. Examples of important applications are reviewed in sufficient detail to provide the reader with a critical understanding of context and research methodology. The volume presents a broad spectrum of chapters in the various branches of chemical and biological engineering that demonstrate key developments in these rapidly changing fields. Chapters explore the design, development, operation, monitoring, control, and optimization of chemical, physical and biological processes. Case studies are included in some chapters, building a real-world connection.