Today it is important to evaluate the properties of the gas barrier (oxygen, water vapor and carbon dioxide) to characterize the performance of plastic films and containers to preserve the quality and safety of the product.
Neotron test methods covers a procedure for determination of the steady-state rate of transmission of various gas (Oxygen, Steam water and Carbon Dioxide) through plastics materials in the form of film, sheeting, laminates, plastic-coated papers or fabrics and shaped materials (caps/bowls/bottles). These methods are performed accordingly to the most recent regulations.
Determination of Alicyclobacillus following IFU MethodPosted in: Highlights, News
Since the early 1980s, when spoilage of fruit juices by acid dependent thermotolerant spore forming bacteria was first recognized, members of the genus Alicyclobacillus have emerged as food spoilage organisms of major significance to the fruit juice industry. Spoilage is generally manifested as the formation of off flavours and odors from compounds such as guaiacol. […]