Chapter 1. Preservation of Quality through Packaging

  1. Dr. Otto G. Piringer1 and
  2. Dr. Albert L. Baner2
  1. Dr. Albert Baner2 and
  2. Dr. Otto Piringer1

Published Online: 12 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527621422.ch1

Plastic Packaging: Interactions with Food and Pharmaceuticals, Second Edition

Plastic Packaging: Interactions with Food and Pharmaceuticals, Second Edition

How to Cite

Baner, A. and Piringer, O. (2008) Preservation of Quality through Packaging, in Plastic Packaging: Interactions with Food and Pharmaceuticals, Second Edition (eds O. G. Piringer and A. L. Baner), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527621422.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Fabes Forschungs GmbH, Schragenhofstraße 35, 80992 München, Germany

  2. 2

    Nestle Purnia Petcare PTC, Checkerboard Square, St. Louis, MO 63164, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Fabes Forschungs GmbH, Schragenhofstraße 35, 80992 München, Germany

  2. 2

    Nestle Purnia Petcare PTC, Checkerboard Square, St. Louis, MO 63164, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 FEB 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527314553

Online ISBN: 9783527621422

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Keywords:

  • plastic packaging;
  • preservation;
  • quality;
  • shelf-life;
  • physical interactions;
  • chemical interactions;
  • plastics and food;
  • plastic and pharmaceuticals

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Quality and Shelf-Life

  • Physical and Chemical Interactions Between Plastics and Food or Pharmaceuticals

  • The Organization of this Book

  • Further Reading