Edible Films. a nd Microbial Growth. Purpose of an Edible Film. Prevent Microorganisms from colonizing Seal for freshness Extend shelf life Inhibits loss of moisture Protect from handling. How an Edible Film is Produced. Apple Skin Polyphenols Wheat gluten and Gelatin
and Microbial Growth
Bioactive alginate coatings to control Listeria monocytogenes on cold-smoked salmon slices and fillets
Physical and antimicrobial properties of banana flour/chitosan biodegradable and self sealing films used for preserving Fresh-cut vegetables
From the University of Delaware, Newark, DE
Available online 13 October 2009.
Compared to the control, all antimicrobial coatings were successful.
Alginate coating was most effective
Asian Institute of Technology, KlongLuang, Pathumthani 12120, Thailand
Available online 15 June 2011.