Ultraviolet LED Technology for Food Applications Book

Ultraviolet LED Technology for Food Applications


  • Author : Tatiana Koutchma
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-08-10
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 146
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128177952

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Ultraviolet LED Technology for Food Applications Excerpt :

Ultraviolet LED Technology for Food Applications: From Farms to Kitchens examines the next wave in the LED revolution and its ability to bring numerous advantages of UVC disinfection. As UVC LED-based light fixtures will become the driving force behind wider adoption, with potential use in the treatment of beverages, disinfection of food surfaces, packaging and other food contact and non-contact surfaces, this book presents the latest information, including LEDs unique properties and advantages and the developments and advances made in four areas of application, including produce production and horticulture, post-harvest and post processing storage, safety and point-of-use applications. Alternative opportunities to current practices of food production and processing that are more sophisticated and diverse are being intensively investigated in recent decades, things like Ultraviolet light (UV) irradiation. The effects of UVC LEDs against bacteria, viruses and fungi already have been demonstrated and reported, along with the first applications for disinfection of air, water and surface made for the "point-of-use" integration. Brings unique advantages of LEDs for foods from farm to kitchens Explores applications and advances in LEDs for horticulture, crops production, postharvest reservation and produce storage Investigates UV LEDs in food safety

Ultraviolet Light in Food Technology Book

Ultraviolet Light in Food Technology


  • Author : Tatiana Koutchma
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-05-20
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 353
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000650440

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Ultraviolet Light in Food Technology Excerpt :

UV light is one of a number of emerging non-thermal food processing technologies that can be used in a broad range of applications producing food products with longer shelf-life, more safe, and with higher nutritional quality. The new edition of Ultraviolet Light in Food Technology: Principles and Applications will present recent understanding of the fundamentals of UV light along with new applied knowledge that has accumulated during the 7 years since the first edition published in 2009. The new edition of the book will have 11 chapters including 2 new chapters--on chemical destruction with UV light and food plant safety—along with 6 chapters greatly expanded and updated.

Non Thermal Processing Technologies for the Dairy Industry Book

Non Thermal Processing Technologies for the Dairy Industry


  • Author : M. Selvamuthukumaran
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-11-09
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 188
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000464993

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Non Thermal Processing Technologies for the Dairy Industry Excerpt :

The dairy industry usually adopts conventional methods of processing various milk-based food products, which can destroy nutrients and minimize organoleptic qualities. An alternative approach for this is the non-conventional method of non-thermal processing techniques. Not only does this enhance the nutritional profile of the various processed products, but increases the consumer acceptability. There are some emerging non-thermal processing techniques such as pulsed light, cold plasma, high pressure processing, ultrasonic, UV pasteurization, or ozone treatments, which can be successfully employed in dairy processing industries to enhance product acceptability, safety, and quality aspects. Non-Thermal Processing Technologies for the Dairy Industry describes several emerging non-thermal processing techniques that can be specially employed for the dairy processing industry. The book narrates the benefits of using pulsed light, cold plasma, high pressure and ultrasonic during processing of various dairy products. Key Features: Addresses techniques used for extraction of functional food components from various dairy products by using super critical CO2 extraction technology. Explains application of ozone and cold plasma technology for treating dairy processing waste waters with efficient recycling aspects. Discusses the importance of using biopreservatives in shelf life extension of several dairy food products. Portrays scope and significant importance of adopting UV pasteurization in processing market milk along with safety and environmental impacts over processing This book solves the issue of waste generation in dairy industries and further advises recovery of such waste for efficient recycling process. In addition to being useful for dairy technologists, it is a great source for academic scholars and students looking to gain knowledge and excel in the non-thermal procesing area.

Innovative Food Processing Technologies Book

Innovative Food Processing Technologies


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-08-18
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 2480
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128157824

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Food process engineering, a branch of both food science and chemical engineering, has evolved over the years since its inception and still is a rapidly changing discipline. While traditionally the main objective of food process engineering was preservation and stabilization, the focus today has shifted to enhance health aspects, flavour and taste, nutrition, sustainable production, food security and also to ensure more diversity for the increasing demand of consumers. The food industry is becoming increasingly competitive and dynamic, and strives to develop high quality, freshly prepared food products. To achieve this objective, food manufacturers are today presented with a growing array of new technologies that have the potential to improve, or replace, conventional processing technologies, to deliver higher quality and better consumer targeted food products, which meet many, if not all, of the demands of the modern consumer. These new, or innovative, technologies are in various stages of development, including some still at the R&D stage, and others that have been commercialised as alternatives to conventional processing technologies. Food process engineering comprises a series of unit operations traditionally applied in the food industry. One major component of these operations relates to the application of heat, directly or indirectly, to provide foods free from pathogenic microorganisms, but also to enhance or intensify other processes, such as extraction, separation or modification of components. The last three decades have also witnessed the advent and adaptation of several operations, processes, and techniques aimed at producing high quality foods, with minimum alteration of sensory and nutritive properties. Some of these innovative technologies have significantly reduced the thermal component in food processing, offering alternative nonthermal methods. Food Processing Technologies: A Comprehensive Review covers the latest advances in innovative and nontherm

Nonthermal Processing in Agri Food Bio Sciences Book

Nonthermal Processing in Agri Food Bio Sciences


  • Author : Anet Režek Jambrak
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-10-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 780
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030924157

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This book addresses important questions on the legislation, regulations, sustainability, technology transfer, safety of biomaterials and mechanism of action of nonthermal processing on the molecular level of biomaterials and its impact on health. The chapters take an interdisciplinary approach that is of interest to specialists from engineering, physics, chemistry, agriculture, life sciences and beyond, with a focus on further development of existing and new applications of nonthermal processing and their combination with other methods in the processing of biomaterials, agriculture, biotechnology and the re-use of waste and by-products. Nonthermal Processing in Agri-Food-Bio Sciences: Sustainability and Future Goals aims to boost further developments and applications of nonthermal technologies to develop healthier products, to ensure consumer approval for these innovative technologies and to improve the sustainability of biomaterials production.​ The industrial application of nonthermal processing has led to an increase in innovative value products and the overall improvement of production capacity. Nonthermal processes use less energy and chemicals, reduce processing times, have less environmental impact, produce less waste, and have the potential for industrial scale-up and a return-on-investment in under 5 years. According to The United Nations and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, 17 goals should be incorporated within development projects, and researchers are starting to use novel techniques to meet them. In covering the fundamental engineering theories underlying nonthermal processing, this book will aid in this mission. The book overviews the advantages and disadvantages of novel technologies, over to sustainability goals to correct steps for the scale-up and return on investment. The book includes the chemistry and physics of nonthermal processing technologies, dedicated to specialists and researchers from a wide range of subject areas. Interdis

Stress Responses of Foodborne Pathogens Book

Stress Responses of Foodborne Pathogens


  • Author : Tian Ding
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022
  • Genre: Bacteria
  • Pages : 618
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030905781

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Food-borne bacterial pathogens encounter a number of stressors during food processing and preservation. More and more pathogens are able to adapt their physiological properties and/or genetic expression to survive these stressors and pose a risk to food safety and public health. This book provides the reader with a comprehensive overview of common food processing-associated stressors (e.g., heat, cold, acid, osmosis, and oxidation) and deals with the molecular basis of the respective bacterial stress response mechanisms (e.g., viable but nonculturable state, biofilm formation, sporulation, and cross-protection response). Additionally, various chapters cover the response mechanisms of foodborne pathogens to emerging nonthermal sterilisation technologies such as ultrasound, high-pressure processing, pulsed electric fields, ultraviolet light, irradiation and phytochemicals. Through this book we also learn about future prospects for the efficient control of stress adaption in foodborne pathogens to ensure maximum consumer safety. This book offers a valuable resource for researchers, graduate students, food process engineers and product developers in the fields of food science and microbiology.

Agricultural and Natural Research   Reviews Book

Agricultural and Natural Research Reviews


  • Author : Birhan Kunter
  • Publisher : Livre de Lyon
  • Release Date : 2021-12-15
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 276
  • ISBN 10 : 9782382362280

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Food Safety Engineering Book

Food Safety Engineering


  • Author : Ali Demirci
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-05-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 760
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030426606

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Food Safety Engineering Excerpt :

Food Safety Engineering is the first reference work to provide up-to-date coverage of the advanced technologies and strategies for the engineering of safe foods. Researchers, laboratory staff and food industry professionals with an interest in food engineering safety will find a singular source containing all of the needed information required to understand this rapidly advancing topic. The text lays a solid foundation for solving microbial food safety problems, developing advanced thermal and non-thermal technologies, designing food safety preventive control processes and sustainable operation of the food safety preventive control processes. The first section of chapters presents a comprehensive overview of food microbiology from foodborne pathogens to detection methods. The next section focuses on preventative practices, detailing all of the major manufacturing processes assuring the safety of foods including Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls (HARPC), food traceability, and recalls. Further sections provide insights into plant layout and equipment design, and maintenance. Modeling and process design are covered in depth. Conventional and novel preventive controls for food safety include the current and emerging food processing technologies. Further sections focus on such important aspects as aseptic packaging and post-packaging technologies. With its comprehensive scope of up-to-date technologies and manufacturing processes, this is a useful and first-of-its kind text for the next generation food safety engineering professionals.

Stress Tolerance in Horticultural Crops Book

Stress Tolerance in Horticultural Crops


  • Author : Ajay Kumar
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-05-28
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323853637

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Stress Tolerance in Horticultural Crops: Challenges and Mitigation Strategies explores concepts, strategies and recent advancements in the area of abiotic stress tolerance in horticultural crops, highlighting the latest advances in molecular breeding, genome sequencing and functional genomics approaches. Further sections present specific insights on different aspects of abiotic stress tolerance from classical breeding, hybrid breeding, speed breeding, epigenetics, gene/quantitative trait loci (QTL) mapping, transgenics, physiological and biochemical approaches to OMICS approaches, including functional genomics, proteomics and genomics assisted breeding. Due to constantly changing environmental conditions, abiotic stress such as high temperature, salinity and drought are being understood as an imminent threat to horticultural crops, including their detrimental effects on plant growth, development, reproduction, and ultimately, on yield. This book offers a comprehensive resource on new developments that is ideal for anyone working in the field of abiotic stress management in horticultural crops, including researchers, students and educators. Describes advances in whole genome and next generation sequencing approaches for breeding climate smart horticultural crops Details advanced germplasm tolerance to abiotic stresses screened in the recent past and their performance Includes advancements in OMICS approaches in horticultural crops

Validation of Food Preservation Processes based on Novel Technologies Book

Validation of Food Preservation Processes based on Novel Technologies


  • Author : Tatiana Koutchma
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-11-26
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 286
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128165324

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Validation of Food Preservation Processes based on Novel Technologies discusses and recommends activities for bench top, pilot, prototype and commercial high hydrostatic pressure (HPP) and ultraviolet (UV) systems validation. The book explores issues of equipment scalability, selection of microorganisms of concern and their surrogates, validation and verification of critical processing conditions, treatment uniformity, process control and instrumentation. Topics are discussed in order to facilitate HPP and UV technologies implementation, thus mitigating risks during production and processing. Other sections deal with the selection of suitable surrogates that can be used in validation studies and procedures for their selection. The book also encloses case studies of validation of UV and HPP systems for pathogen reduction in juice. Edited by the main experts in the field of non-thermal food processing, this title is a guide for food process developers from starting to final point of the development and validation. Brings science-based validation practices for food processes using novel preservation technologies Guides food process developers from starting point to final point of development and validation Explains objectives of the process development on each stage, including in-lab, pilot scale and commercialization

Non Thermal Processing Technologies for the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Book

Non Thermal Processing Technologies for the Fruit and Vegetable Industry


  • Author : M. Selvamuthukumaran
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2022-11-07
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 285
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000773910

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Non Thermal Processing Technologies for the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Excerpt :

Fruits and vegetables rapidly spoil due to growth of microorganisms, which further render them unsafe for human consumption. The traditional methods of food preservation, which involves drying, canning, salting, curing, and chemical preservation, can significantly affect food quality by diminishing nutrients during heat processing. This can alter the texture of the products, leave chemical residues in the final processed products, which in turn has greater impact over consumers' safety and health concerns. To combat this problem, various current non-thermal food processing techniques can be employed in fruit and vegetable processing industries to enhance consumer satisfaction for delivering wholesome food products to the market, thus increasing demand. Non-Thermal Processing Technologies for the Fruit and Vegetable Industry introduces the various non-thermal food processing techniques especially employed for fruits and vegetables processing industries; it deals with the effect of several non-thermal processing techniques on quality aspects of processed fruits and vegetable products and keeping quality and consumer acceptability. Key Features: Describes the high-pressure processing techniques employed for processing fruit and vegetable based beverages Discusses the safety aspects of using various innovative non-thermal based technologies for the fruits and vegetables processing industries. Explains ozone application, cold plasma, ultrasound and UV irradiation for fruits and vegetables with their advantages, disadvantages, process operations, mechanism for microbes in activation etc. Presents the commercially viable and economically feasible non-thermal processing technologies for fruit and vegetable industry. This book addresses professors, scientists, food engineers, research scholars, students and industrial personnel for stability enhancement of fruit- and vegetable-based food products by using novel non-thermal food processing techniques. Readers will come to kno

Handbook of Research on Food Processing and Preservation Technologies Book

Handbook of Research on Food Processing and Preservation Technologies


  • Author : Megh R. Goyal
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-11-25
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 258
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000353662

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Handbook of Research on Food Processing and Preservation Technologies Excerpt :

Handbook of Research on Food Processing and Preservation Technologies will be a 5-volume collection that attempts to illustrate various design, development, and applications of novel and innovative strategies for food processing and preservation. The role and applications of minimal processing techniques (such as ozone treatment, vacuum drying, osmotic dehydration, dense phase carbon dioxide treatment, pulsed electric field, and high-pressure assisted freezing) are also discussed, along with a wide range of applications. The handbook also explores some exciting computer-aided techniques emerging in the food processing sector, such as robotics, radio frequency identification (RFID), three-dimensional food printing, artificial intelligence, etc. Some emphasis has also been given on nondestructive quality evaluation techniques (such as image processing, terahertz spectroscopy imaging technique, near infrared, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy technique, etc.) for food quality and safety evaluation. The significant roles of food properties in the design of specific foods and edible films have been elucidated as well. The first volume in this set, Nonthermal and Innovative Food Processing Methods, provides a detailed discussion of many nonthermal food process techniques. These include high-pressure processing, ultraviolet light technology, microwave-assisted extraction, high pressure assisted freezing, microencapsulation, dense phase carbon dioxide aided preservation, to name a few. The volume is a treasure house of valuable information and will be an excellent reference for researchers, scientists, students, growers, traders, processors, industries, and others.

Microbial Decontamination in the Food Industry Book

Microbial Decontamination in the Food Industry


  • Author : Ali Demirci
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-06-26
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 840
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857095756

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The problem of creating microbiologically-safe food with an acceptable shelf-life and quality for the consumer is a constant challenge for the food industry. Microbial decontamination in the food industry provides a comprehensive guide to the decontamination problems faced by the industry, and the current and emerging methods being used to solve them. Part one deals with various food commodities such as fresh produce, meats, seafood, nuts, juices and dairy products, and provides background on contamination routes and outbreaks as well as proposed processing methods for each commodity. Part two goes on to review current and emerging non-chemical and non-thermal decontamination methods such as high hydrostatic pressure, pulsed electric fields, irradiation, power ultrasound and non-thermal plasma. Thermal methods such as microwave, radio-frequency and infrared heating and food surface pasteurization are also explored in detail. Chemical decontamination methods with ozone, chlorine dioxide, electrolyzed oxidizing water, organic acids and dense phase CO2 are discussed in part three. Finally, part four focuses on current and emerging packaging technologies and post-packaging decontamination. With its distinguished editors and international team of expert contributors, Microbial decontamination in the food industry is an indispensable guide for all food industry professionals involved in the design or use of novel food decontamination techniques, as well as any academics researching or teaching this important subject. Provides a comprehensive guide to the decontamination problems faced by the industry and outlines the current and emerging methods being used to solve them Details backgrounds on contamination routes and outbreaks, as well as proposed processing methods for various commodities including fresh produce, meats, seafood, nuts, juices and dairy products Sections focus on emerging non-chemical and non-thermal decontamination methods, current thermal methods, chemic

Photopolymerisation Initiating Systems Book

Photopolymerisation Initiating Systems


  • Author : Jacques Lalevée
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2018-08-10
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 586
  • ISBN 10 : 9781788014946

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Photopolymerisation Initiating Systems Excerpt :

Photoinitiating systems play a key role in the starting point of a polymerization reaction under exposure to a UV or a visible light. The number of publications discussing photoinitiating systems for polymerization has seen a significant growth in recent years and this book provides an update on their latest research developments. The book covers different types of photoinitiating systems including UV radical photoinitiators, long wavelength sensitive radical photoinitiators, cationic photoinitiators and water soluble photoinitiators as well as a chapter on how to design novel photoinitiators. The book then focusses on the applications of the photoinitiators from nanoparticles and materials to ionic liquids and solar cells. Edited by leading names in the field, the book is suitable for postgraduate students and researchers in academia and industry interested in polymer chemistry, organic chemistry, materials science and the applications of the materials.

UV B Radiation and Plant Life Book

UV B Radiation and Plant Life


  • Author : Brian R Jordan
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2017-10-11
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780648590

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Ultraviolet-B radiation (UV-B) has profound effects on plant growth and development, and exposure varies with ozone depletion and across geographic regions, with ecosystem and agricultural consequences. This book deals with large-scale impacts but also how UV-B affects plants at the molecular level is also fascinating, and the UV-B photoreceptor has only recently been characterised. While UV-B radiation can be damaging, it also has a more positive role in plant photomorphogenesis. Consequently UV-B treatments are being developed as innovative approaches to improve horticulture. This book is a timely synthesis of what we know and need to know about UV-B radiation and plants.