Randall K. Phebus Kansas State University

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Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP): Microbial Control and Quality

Publish Date: June 3, 2006

Manipulation of the food product microenvironment using combinations of gaseous atmospheres has been in practice since the early 1930s. Developments in packaging materials and technologies have made the application of modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) on a larger scale to meat and meat products feasible (Brody, 1989).

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