March 9 - 6:15 pm to 6:45 pm CET
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Widening the meals variety for immunocompromised persons and other target groups by ionizing radiation
Ionizing radiation has shown to be effective in widening the variety of foods and prepared-meals available for target groups such as immunocompromised persons or malnourished, affording them safer, nutritious, and attractive or tasteful options for their diet.
Low microbial or sterile meals, in addition to shelf-stable and nutritious foods are some of the recent achievements using this technology from different researchers worldwide. In this presentation I will provide an overview of some of the approaches used to obtain these products and their impact in the society.