Nanotechnology in Food Packaging: Enhancing Food Safety and Quality

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Girish R. Pathade, Snehal A. Masurkar, Abhay A.Ghatage


Nanotechnology has emerged as a promising field in enhancing various aspects of food packaging, particularly in improving food safety and quality. This research paper explores the application of nanotechnology in food packaging materials to mitigate challenges related to food spoilage, contamination, and preservation. By incorporating nanoparticles into packaging materials, innovative solutions have been developed to extend the shelf life of perishable foods, prevent microbial growth, and detect foodborne pathogens more effectively. Moreover, nanotechnology-enabled packaging offers opportunities for active and intelligent packaging systems, enabling real-time monitoring of food conditions and ensuring consumer safety. This paper provides an overview of recent advancements, challenges, and future prospects of nanotechnology in food packaging, emphasizing its potential to revolutionize the food industry by providing safer and higher-quality food products.

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