Application of chitosan-incorporated LDPE film to sliced fresh red meats for shelf life extension.

Abstract

Chitosan lactate was impregnated as an antimicrobial additive into low density polyethylene (LDPE) with different concentrations. The antimicrobial effectiveness was tested with three pathogenic bacteria, specifically Listeria monocytogenes, Escherichia coli and Salmonella enteritidis. Also, these chitosan incorporated films were applied on red meat… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.meatsci.2010.02.022

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