Tuskegee University, Alabama
, researchers are using biomass wastes to create food packaging systems with advanced antimicrobial properties. The researchers isolated cellulose from stevia and sugarcane and incorporated polymers to develop the active bio-plastic packaging film, proving the potential of cellulose-based composite films for high-end applications.
NIFA originally published this impact in the NIFA 2017 Annual Report
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