Title: Development of antioxidant food packaging materials containing eugenol for extending display life of fresh beef
Authors : Navikaite-Snipaitiene, Vesta
Ivanauskas, Liudas
Jakstas, Valdas
Rüegg, Nadine
Rutkaite, Ramune
Wolfram, Evelyn
Yildirim, Selçuk
Published in : Meat Science
Volume(Issue) : 145
Pages : 9
Pages to: 15
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Elsevier
Issue Date: 2018
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Language : English
Subjects : Antioxidant packaging; Beef; Clove essential oil; Eugenol; Vapour phase DPPH assay
Subject (DDC) : 664: Food technology
Abstract: In this study, clove essential oil (CL) or eugenol (EU) containing cellulose acetate (CA) or acrylic component/hydrophobically modified starch (AC/S) coatings on corona treated oriented polypropylene film (OPP) were designed and investigated for their possible applications as antioxidant packaging materials for fresh meat. The antioxidant properties of the coatings were investigated by Vapour Phase-DPPH (2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl) assay. The CA coatings containing CL or EU showed 43-92% and 43-94% inhibition against DPPH free radicals through the vapour phase, respectively, whereas AC/S/CL and AC/S/EU coatings resulted in DPPH inhibition of 21-65% and 25-84%, respectively. AC/S/EU and CA/EU coatings on OPP containing from 0.32 ± 0.03 to 6.40 ± 0.14 g/m2 of EU were used to prepare packaging for fresh beef (Longissimus thoracis). After 14 days, the lipid oxidation in beef steaks kept in control and antioxidant packages was 3.33 and 1.00-1.22 mg of malondialdehyde per kilogram of meat, respectively. Moreover, red colour of beef in antioxidant packages was retained.
Departement: Life Sciences and Facility Management
Organisational Unit: Institute of Food and Beverage Innovation (ILGI)
Publication type: Article in scientific journal
DOI : 10.1016/j.meatsci.2018.05.015
ISSN: 0309-1740
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/7655
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