Nanotechnology Applications in Food - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128119426, 9780128119433

Nanotechnology Applications in Food

1st Edition

Flavor, Stability, Nutrition and Safety

Editors: Alexandru Grumezescu Alexandra Oprea
eBook ISBN: 9780128119433
Paperback ISBN: 9780128119426
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 22nd February 2017
Page Count: 416
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Description

Nanotechnology Applications in Food: Flavor, Stability, Nutrition, and Safety is an up-to-date, practical, applications-based reference that discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each application to help researchers, scientists, and bioengineers know what and what not to do to improve and facilitate the production of food ingredients and monitor food safety.

The book offers a broad spectrum of topics trending in the food industry, such as pharmaceutical, biomedical, and antimicrobial approaches in food, highlighting current concerns regarding safety, regulations, and the restricted use of nanomaterials.

Key Features

  • Includes how nanobiosensors are useful for the detection of foodborne pathogens
  • Discusses applications of nanotechnology from flavor and nutrition, to stability and safety in packaging
  • Includes nano and microencapsulation, nanoemulsions, nanosensors, and nano delivery systems
  • Identifies practical applications of nanoscience for use in industry today

Readership

Professionals, Researchers, academic staff and students across all of food science

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. A Key for the Future of the Flavors in Food Industry: Nanoencapsulation and Microencapsulation

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Importance of Flavors in the Food Industry and in the Global Market
  • 3. Encapsulation in the Food Industry
  • 4. Encapsulation of Flavors
  • 5. Conclusions

Chapter 2. Nanotechnology in Bioactive Food Ingredients: Its Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Approaches

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Commonly Used Bioactive Food Ingredient
  • 3. Bioactive Food Ingredient and Nanotechnology
  • 4. Potential Advantages of Nanotechnology for Delivery of Bioactive Food Ingredient
  • 5. Different Nanocarriers for Delivery of Bioactive Food Ingredient
  • 6. Preparation Techniques of Bioactive Food Ingredient Into Nanocarriers
  • 7. Release Mechanism of Bioactive Compound Form Nanocarriers
  • 8. Potential Bioavailability Enhancement of Bioactive Compounds
  • 9. Regulations and Safety for Nanotechnology in Delivery of Bioactive Food Ingredient
  • 10. Conclusions

Chapter 3. Scope of Nanotechnology in Nutraceuticals

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Nutraceuticals
  • 3. Commonly Used Nanoformulations for the Delivery of Nutraceuticals or Making Nanocarriers
  • 4. Characterization of Nano-Nutraceuticals
  • 5. Bioavailability
  • 6. Nutraceutical-Based Nanocarrier and Applications
  • 7. Disadvantages
  • 8. Conclusions

Chapter 4. Strategic Design of Delivery Systems for Nutraceuticals

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Nutraceuticals
  • 3. Design of Delivery Vehicles for Nutraceuticals
  • 4. Conclusions

Chapter 5. Nanoemulsions and Their Stability for Enhancing Functional Properties of Food Ingredients

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Components and Formation of Nanoemulsions
  • 3. Emulsifiers and Their Roles in Emulsification
  • 4. Stability of Nanoemulsions
  • 5. Applications of Nanoemulsions in Food Industries
  • 6. Conclusions

Chapter 6. Nanoemulsions: A New Approach for Enhancing Phytonutrient Efficacy

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Nanotechnology
  • 3. Nutraceuticals/Phytonutrients
  • 4. Nanoparticulate Delivery Systems for Nutraceuticals
  • 5. Nanoemulsions for Enhancing Efficacy of Nutraceuticals/Phytonutrients
  • 6. Conclusions

Chapter 7. Technological Aspects of Nanoemulsions and Their Applications in the Food Sector

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Composition of Nanoemulsion
  • 3. Formation of Nanoemulsion
  • 4. Synthesis Methods of Nanoemulsions
  • 5. Properties of Nanoemulsions
  • 6. Characterization Techniques for Nanoemulsions
  • 7. Application of Nanoemulsions in Food Industries
  • 8. Nanoemulsion-Based Encapsulation and Delivery Systems
  • 9. Nanoemulsion-Based Coatings/Films
  • 10. Antimicrobial Nanoemulsions
  • 11. Toxicology and Risk Assessment
  • 12. Conclusions

Chapter 8. Polyhydroxyalkanoates in the Food Packaging Industry

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Biosynthesis of PHAs
  • 3. Commercial Growth of PHAs
  • 4. Properties of PHAs
  • 5. PHA Blends/Composites
  • 6. PHA Nanocomposites
  • 7. PHAs for Paper Coating
  • 8. PHA-Based Multilayer Films
  • 9. PHA-Based Active Food Packaging
  • 10. Examples of PHA Uses in Food Packaging
  • 11. Conclusions
  • 12. Future Prospects

Chapter 9. Nano-delivery Systems for Nutraceutical Application

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Bioactive Food Components for Encapsulation
  • 3. Strategy for Enhancing Oral Bioavailability of Nutraceutical
  • 4. Engineered Nanoparticle-Based Delivery System
  • 5. Evaluating Oral Bioavailability of Nutraceutical
  • 6. Conclusions

Chapter 10. Nanoemulsification Technology in Improving Bioavailability of Lipophilic Functional Food-Grade Ingredients and Quality of Food Products

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Effects of Food Matrix Components on Bioavailability
  • 3. Bioavailability and Food Quality
  • 4. Biological Fate and Toxicity Concerns
  • 5. Conclusions

Chapter 11. Nanoantimicrobials in Food Industry

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Nanoantimicrobial Agents
  • 3. Food Antimicrobial Nanocarriers
  • 4. Application of Nanoantimicrobials in Foods
  • 5. Conclusions

Chapter 12. Nanotechnology in Microbial Food Safety

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Nanotechnology Applications in Safe Food Processing
  • 3. Applications of Nanotechnology in Food Packaging
  • 4. Use of Nanotechnology and Nanosensors to Detect Food Borne Pathogens
  • 5. Safety Issues of Nanotechnology
  • 6. Conclusions

Chapter 13. Recent Advances in Molecular Techniques for the Diagnosis of Foodborne Diseases

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Food Pathogens
  • 3. Sectors Demanding Food Pathogen Detection and Control
  • 4. Different Methods of Food Pathogen Detection
  • 5. Advanced Molecular Techniques for Food Pathogen Detection
  • 6. Biosensors
  • 7. Commercialization of Biosensors
  • 8. Future Perspectives
  • 9. Conclusions

Chapter 14. Intelligent Systems in the Food Packaging Industry: Contaminant Sensors and Security/Anticounterfeiting Devices

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. The Current Status of Nanotechnology in the World
  • 3. Nanotechnology Applications in the World
  • 4. Intelligent Systems in the Food Packaging Industry: Security/Anticounterfeiting Devices and Contaminant Sensors
  • 5. Conclusions

Chapter 15. Nanosensors for the Detection of Food Contaminants

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Contaminants in Food
  • 3. Naturally Occurring Toxicants
  • 4. Foodborne Pathogenic Bacteria
  • 5. Improper Use of Agrochemicals
  • 6. Industrial and Environmental Pollutants
  • 7. Food Additives Over Permitted Levels
  • 8. Emerging Chemical Hazards
  • 9. Conclusions

Chapter 16. Nano Devices for Contaminant Detection

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Contaminants in Food Industry
  • 3. Sensors and Sensing
  • 4. Applications of Nanotechnology in Contaminant Sensors for Food Industry
  • 5. Examples of Sensors for Contaminant Detection
  • 6. Future Prospects

Chapter 17. Impact of Bacterial Nanocellulose on the Rheological and Textural Characteristics of Low-Lipid Meat Emulsions

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Case Study
  • 3. Conclusions

Chapter 18. Bionanocomposites for Food Packaging Applications

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Bionanocomposites
  • 3. Mechanical and Barrier Properties
  • 4. Biodegradation
  • 5. Antimicrobial Properties
  • 6. Food Packaging Application
  • 7. Safety Consideration
  • 8. Conclusion

Chapter 19. Plant Stress Signaling Through Corresponding Nanobiotechnology

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Two Technologies: Common Objectives
  • 3. Genomic Technology in Elucidation of plant Stress Adaptation
  • 4. Nanoparticles in Potential Candidate Genes Targeting and Regulation
  • 5. Conclusions and Outlook

Details

No. of pages:
416
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2017
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780128119433
Paperback ISBN:
9780128119426

About the Editor

Alexandru Grumezescu

Dr. Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu is Assistant Professor at the Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, in the Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, with a second affiliation to the Faculty of Medical Engineering, at the Politehnica University of Bucharest in Romania. He is an experienced and oft-published researcher and editor in the field of nano and biostructures, and he is the Editor-in-Chief of three journals: Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry, Letters and Applied NanoBioScience, Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Bulletin, and Journal of Food Bioengineering and Nanoprocessing. He also serves as editor or guest editor for several notable journals. Dr. Grumezescu has published 150 peer-reviewed papers, 20 book chapters, 8 co-authored books and 21 edited books. He has developed two new research directions related to bio-applications of metal oxide nanoparticles: (i) functional metal oxide nanostructures to improve the delivery of antimicrobials in active form with a high efficiency against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria; and (ii) smart metal oxide nanostructures, functionalized with different fatty acids, essential oils or in combination with organic polymers, to inhibit bacterial colonization of different medical or industrial surfaces. Dr Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu is also Assistant Professor at the Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, in the Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science at the Politehnica University of Bucharest in Romania. He is an experienced and oft-published researcher and editor in the field of nano- and biostructures, and he is the Editor-in-Chief of four journals: Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry, Letters and Applied NanoBioScience, Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Bulletin, and Journal of Food Bioengineering and Nanoprocessing. He also serves as editor or guest editor for several notable journals. Dr Grumezescu has published 160 peer-reviewed papers, 20 book chapters, 9 coauthored books, and 21 edited books. Other details are available at http://grumezescu.com/.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science and Faculty of Medical Engineering, Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania

Alexandra Oprea

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania