Polymer nanotechnology offers exciting benefits to the food industry, including better materials for food packaging and safer foods on supermarket shelves with lower incidences of contamination. Ecosustainable Polymer Nanomaterials for Food Packaging: Innovative Solutions, Characterization Needs, Safety and Environmental Issues examines the complet

chapter 1|26 pages

Polymer Nanomaterials for Food Packaging: Current Issues and Future Trends

ByClara Silvestre, Marilena Pezzuto, Sossio Cimmino, and Donatella Duraccio

chapter 2|28 pages

- Ethics, Communication, and Safety in the Use of PNFP

ByYasemin J. Erden

chapter 3|32 pages

Evolution of Rheology, Structure, and Properties around the Rheological Flocculation and Percolation Thresholds in Polymer Nanocomposites

ByRumiana Kotsilkova, Evgeni Ivanov, Ekaterina Krusteva, Clara Silvestre, Sossio Cimmino, Donatella Duraccio

chapter 4|32 pages

- Characterization of Safe Nanostructured Polymeric Materials

ByGeoffrey R. Mitchell

chapter 6|26 pages

- Polypropylene and Polyethylene-Based Nanocomposites for Food Packaging Applications

ByDonatella Duraccio, Clara Silvestre, Marilena Pezzuto, Sossio Cimmino, Antonella Marra

chapter 7|26 pages

- Some Aspects Concerning the Nanomaterials from Renewable Resources Use in Food Packaging

ByCornelia Vasile, Georgeta Cazacu, Raluca Petronela Dumitriu, Raluca Nicoleta Darie, and Irina Elena Raˇschip

chapter 8|26 pages

Cellulose Nanowhiskers: Properties and Applications as Nanofillers in Nanocomposites with Interest in Food Biopackaging Applications

ByMarta Martínez-Sanz, Amparo López-Rubio, José María Lagarón

chapter 9|32 pages

- Edible Nano-Laminate Coatings for Food Applications

ByM.A. Cerqueira, A.I. Bourbon, A.C. Pinheiro, H.D. Silva, M.A.C. Quintas, and Antonio A. Vicente

chapter 11|32 pages

- Photodegradation of Poly(Lactic Acid)/Organo-Modified Clay Nanocomposites under Natural Weathering Exposure

ByMustapha Kaci, Aida Benhamida, Lynda Zaidi, Naima Touati, and Chérifa Remili

chapter 12|24 pages

- Recycling of Nanocomposites

ByMarek A. Kozlowski, Joanna Macyszyn

chapter 13|42 pages

- Polymer Nanocomposite Materials Used for Food Packaging

ByErich Kny