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Nonthermal Preservation of Foods


ISBN10: 824799798
ISBN13: 9780824799793

Publisher: CRC Press

Price: $179.95
Pages: 296
Publish date: June 1997

Written by four experts actively researching alternatives to conventional thermal methods in food preservation. Presents information on traditional and emerging nonthermal food processing technologies in a convenient, single-source volume--offering an incisive view of the latest experimental results, state-of-the-art applications, and new developments in food preservation technology. Furnishes a thorough review of nonthermal techniques such as high hydrostatic pressure, pulsed electric fields, oscillating magnetic fields, light pulses, ionizing irradiation, the use of chemicals and bacteriocins as preservation aids, and combined methods/hurdle technology.

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