edible film to stop soggy sambos - plastic film packaging
The transparent film is made of protein in milk, similar to clingfilm, and can also be used as a package to keep the food fresh
May replace traditional packaging.
Tasteless film, dissolved when eaten or cooked.
"It can be used with traditional food packaging to reduce the use of plastics," said Michael sullivan, one of the research groups in the Department of Food Science at the University of California.
"A lot of plastic packaging is worried about the migration of plasticizer into food.
Some chemicals in plastic packaging can penetrate into certain fatty foods.
When placed between adjacent food layers, edible films prevent poor migration of moisture, oxygen, or food composition between these layers.