Effectiveness of Selected Antimicrobial Agents and Their Possible Commerical Implementation, 2006 PLACE Conference
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Active packaging is defined as a package that senses and responds to stimuli and thus alters the package correspondingly. Many active packaging systems, such as antimicrobial packaging continue to be examined with hopes of future implementation. An overview of the challenges and factors for commercial implementation as well as some in depth results of antimicrobial packaging research on benzoic acid, nisin and chlorine dioxide will be presented.