Effects of a combination of antimicrobial silver low density polyethylene nanocomposite films and modified atmosphere packaging on the shelf life of chicken breast fillets

The results indicated that Low-density polyethylene nanocomposite films containing Ag NPs could potentially be used as antimicrobial packaging for food applications

Shafrina Azlin-Hasim

2015

Scholarcy highlights

  • Ag/Low-density polyethylene nanocomposite films could potentially be used as antimicrobial packaging
  • Low-density polyethylene nanocomposite films containing different concentrations of silver nanoparticles were manufactured via extrusion and subsequently characterised
  • The microbiological quality of chicken breast fillets wrapped with Ag/LDPE nanocomposite films, followed by modified atmosphere packaging were assessed
  • The results indicated that LDPE nanocomposite films containing Ag NPs could potentially be used as antimicrobial packaging for food applications
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