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Texture optimization of soy protein isolate post high-moisture extrusion as an alternative dietary protein source
Soy protein isolate (SPI) has been used as an alternative protein source in texturized meat analogs due to its high protein content and health benefits. Twin-screw high-moisture extrusion was capable of texturing and ...
Optimization of xanthan chitosan polyelectrolytic hydrogels for microencapsulation of probiotic bacteria
The effectiveness of microencapsulation system for targeted delivery of probiotics depends on its ability to protect cells from harsh gastrointestinal conditions of stomach followed by effectively releasing the cells in ...
Characterization of Physicochemical Properties of Xanthan/Curdlan Hydrogel Complex for Applications in Frozen Food Products
Syneresis, expulsion of moisture from food, remains a major challenge in frozen products, due to post-production temperature fluctuation during distribution, transportation, and storage. Curdlan, an FDA approved microbial ...
Portable Hyperspectral Imaging Device for Surface Sanitation Verification in the Produce Industry
Produce processors must clean and sanitize surfaces before production to reduce the risk of foodborne illness. Current surface hygiene verification methods require direct surface sub-sampling at selected locations and a ...