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Food Packaging Materials: Testing & Quality Assurance / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9781466559943
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/03/2017
Pages: 356
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Preeti Singh has obtained her master’s degree (food technology) and PhD (dairytechnology) from leading institutions in India. She has worked as a scientist at DefenceFood Research Laboratory in Mysore, India, for 2 years. In 2008, she joined the chair ofFood Packaging Technology, Technical University of Munich (TUM), as a researchscientist. Later, she joined the Fraunhofer Institute for Food Process Engineering and Packaging IVV, Freising, Germany. She has been actively publishing on food packa-ging, contributing 28 international papers and 15 technical papers, and is currentlycoeditor of two forthcoming books on packaging. She is also managing editor ofFood Packaging & Shelf Life, published by Elsevier Science, UK.

Ali Abas Wani is a senior researcher at the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engi-neering and Packaging, Freising, Germany. Born and educated in India, hereceived his master’s degree (food technology) and PhD (food technology)from leading Indian universities. Since 2006, he has been a senior assistant pro-fessor at the Islamic University of Science and Technology, Awantipora, India,where he was responsible for establishing the Department of Food Technologyand also initiated several key food science programs in the region. Additionally,he is establishing a food testing center at the Islamic University of Science and Tech-nology, Awantipora. Dr. Wani is also a cochair for the European Hygienic Engineer-ing Design Group (EHEDG) representing the Indian regional section. He is thecofounder and editor-in-chief ofFood Packaging & Shelf Life, published by ElsevierScience, UK. Dr. Wani has published numerous international papers, book chapters,coedited books, and conference papers. His research focus is on the development offunctional ingredients and measurement of foodquality. In addition to close associa-tionwithmanyscientific organizations in the area of food science and technology, heis an active reviewer forCarbohydrate Polymers,Food Chemistry,LWT–FoodScience and Technology,Journal of Agricultural Food Chemistry, and many otherscientific journals of repute.

Horst-Christian Langowski is a professor and the chair of Food Packaging Tech-nology, Dean of Studies, at the TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan,Technical University of Munich (TUM), andthe director of the Fraunhofer Institutefor Process Engineering and Packaging, Fraunhofer IVV, Freising, Germany.He received his diploma degree in physics in 1980 and PhD in 1989, both fromthe University of Hannover, Germany. He worked with the Philips Group from1981 to 1991 as a development engineerand project manager before joiningFraunhofer IVV in 1991. Since then, he has been deeply involved in food packagingand shelf-life research at both TUM and Fraunhofer IVV. Professor Langowski hasreceived numerous research grants and presented his work at several internationalconferences. He has published many research papers, technical papers, patents, andbook chapters, and has supervised many master’s and doctoral theses. Among other functions, he is a member of the management board of the BayerischeStaatsbrauerei Weihenstephan and a member of the advisory board of the groupon extrusion technology within the Verein Deutscher Ingenieure (VDI). He isalso the cofounder and editor-in-chief ofFood Packaging and Shelf Life,whichis published by Elsevier Science, UK.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Preeti Singh, Ali Abas Wani, H.C. Langowski

Shelf Life & Quality of Packaged Foods, H.C. Langowski

Food Packaging Functionality, Kajetan Muller

Packaging Systems, Kajetan Muller

Testing & Quality Assurance of Synthetic Polymers for Processing, Tetra Pak (R&D)

Testing & Quality Assurance of Finished Polymer Packaging Materials, Tetra Pak (R&D)

Testing of Bioplastics, Jasim Ahmed

Testing & Quality Assurance of Metal Packaging, Nick Mullen

Testing & Quality Assurance of Glass Packaging, J. H. Han

Testing & Quality Assurance of Paper Packaging, John Krochta

Testing & Quality Assurance of Aseptic Packaging, H. S. Ramaswamy

Testing & Quality Assurance of Edible Coatings, Markus Schmidt

Testing & Quality Assurance of Modified Atmosphere Packaging, Ali Abas Wani, Preeti Singh

Testing & Quality Assurance of Microencapsulated Materials, Ali Abas Wani, D. J. McClements

Testing & Quality Assurance of Active & intelligent Packaging Systems, Prof. Herzau

Testing of Packaging Material Migration in Foods, Roland Franz

Food Package Testing Authorities & Regulations, Preeti Singh, H. C. Langowski, Ali Abas Wani

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