14. Novel Technologies for Microbial Spoilage Prevention

  1. Fidel Toldrá Ph.D. research professor member Fellow
  1. Oleksandr Tokarskyy1 and
  2. Douglas L. Marshall2

Published Online: 23 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780813820897.ch14

Handbook of Meat Processing

Handbook of Meat Processing

How to Cite

Tokarskyy, O. and Marshall, D. L. (2010) Novel Technologies for Microbial Spoilage Prevention, in Handbook of Meat Processing (ed F. Toldrá), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780813820897.ch14

Editor Information

  1. Department of Food Science, Instituto de, Agroquímica y Tecnología de Alimentos (CSIC), PO Box 73, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Food Science, Nutrition, and Health Promotion, Mississippi State University, Box 9805, Mississippi State University, Mississippi 39762 USA

  2. 2

    College of Natural and Health Sciences, University of Northern Colorado, Campus Box 134, Greeley, Colorado 80639 USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813821825

Online ISBN: 9780813820897



  • novel technologies for microbial spoilage prevention;
  • storage of chilled meats in air - and rapid spoilage by psychrotrophic bacteria;
  • commercial active packaging with scavenger/emitter gas-based systems;
  • irradiation, safe and effective method improving food safety and quality;
  • packaging systems;
  • phage technology - bacteriophages, viruses infecting bacteria;
  • High hydrostatic pressure (HHP) treatment - placing packaged meat in pressure vessel;
  • high hydrostatic pressure treatment of meat products;
  • active antimicrobial packaging;
  • novel thermal technologies


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Packaging Systems

  • Ionizing Irradiation

  • Phage Technology

  • High Pressure Processing

  • Hydrodynamic Shockwave Treatment

  • Antimicrobials

  • Other NonThermal Technologies

  • Novel Thermal Technologies

  • Novel Carcass Decontamination Techniques

  • Summary

  • References