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Date seed extract as preservatives

Mirghani, Mohamed Elwathig Saeed and Mikail, Maryam Abimbola and Ahmed, I. A. and Abdul Karim, Mohamed Ismail and Daoud, Jamal Ibrahim (2011) Date seed extract as preservatives. In: Current Research and Development in Biotechnology Engineering at IIUM (volume II). IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 113-119. ISBN 978-967-418-151-2

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Abstract

The increasing demand for minimally-processed. extended shelflife foods and rcpons of ehemical preservatives as having potential toxicity demands food manufacturers to find altcrnative snurccs of anTimicrobial compounds. Food infection and into.~ication are considered as the most common causes of foodborne dir.eases worldwide. Foodbome pathogens cau.ing these diseases find their way in foods through cros, COnTamination. improper handling and temp<;'rature abuse. Food ,poilage microorganisms. On the other hand. cause products to lose thcir quality which renders them unacceptable to consumcrs, Shon shclflife of food products because of spoilage is one of thc major problems of the food induslTy. Examples of food spoilage microorganisms include P-<f:llJO",UlW;' ''':nlgillU.m. 8acilh,,· :Wblilis. I.acrolwdlllls 51' .. StJccho,-o"'yc-es cere,'i,i"e and AS/H'I"gilltr;, lIig"I".

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 4971/20769
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bacteria, date seeds. food. microorganisms
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology
T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP248.13 Biotechnology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Biotechnology Engineering
Depositing User: A Prof Elwathig Mirghani
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2012 14:58
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2012 14:59
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/20769

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