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Advances in Cold Plasma Applications for Food Safety and Preservation

  • 1st Edition - October 12, 2019
  • Editor: Daniela Bermudez-Aguirre
  • Language: English
  • Paperback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 4 9 2 1 - 8
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 4 9 2 2 - 5

Cold plasma is one of the newest technologies tested for food preservation. In the last decade, this novel approach has shown promising results as a disinfectant of food products… Read more

Advances in Cold Plasma Applications for Food Safety and Preservation

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Cold plasma is one of the newest technologies tested for food preservation. In the last decade, this novel approach has shown promising results as a disinfectant of food products and packaging materials. Cold plasma is also affordable, waterless, waste-free, and leaves no chemical residue on the product. This exciting new technology is covered thoroughly in Advances in Cold Plasma Applications for Food Preservation.The book presents the basic principles of cold plasma, examples of food products disinfected by cold plasma, and the challenges of using cold plasma to maximize microbial and spore inactivation. Some chapters are devoted to specific applications of the technology, such as the use of cold plasma for space missions. Insights about the required regulations for this technology are also discussed.Written and edited by experts in the field, Advances in Cold Plasma Applications for Food Preservation is aimed at academic researchers, food scientists, and government officials working on disinfection of food products.