A Review on Aspects of Nanotechnology in Food Science and Animal Nutrition

Rai Dhirendra Prasad,1


Om Prakash Shrivastav,3

Naresh Charmode,l

Saurabh R Prasad,4  

Rakesh Kamat,5 

N. G. Kajave,6

Jinesh Chauhan,5

Sunnera Banga,8

Ujma Tamboli,5

M.S. Pandharpatte,9

R.H. Atigre,10

Viquar Shaikh,11


Prashant Salvalkar5 

Neeraj R Prasad5*Email

1Bihar Veterinary College, Patna and Retired Gazetted officer Government of Maharashtra, India

lNagpur Veterinary College, Nagpur and Retired Gazetted officer Government of Maharashtra, India

2 Department of Technology, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, India

3Principal scientist, IARI, Pusa, Bihar, India

4DKTE College of Engineering, Ichalkaranji, India

School of Nanoscience and TechnologyShivaji University, Kolhapur, India

 6 Abote Pharmaceuticals, India

7 Sharad Institute of Technology, Ichalkaranji, India8 Baba Mastnath Ayurvedic college, Rohtak-124001, Haryana, India.

9 N Wadia College, Pune, India

10  Shri Vijaysinha Yadav College, Peth Vadgaon,  India

11 National Chemical Labotary, Pune, India


Nano science and nanotechnology are new frontiers of this century and food nanotechnology is an emerging technology. Food and animal nutition nanotechnology is an area of emerging interest and opens up a whole universe of new possibilities for the food and livestock feed industry. In food engineering, two major applications related to nanotechnology (i.e) food Nano sensing and food nanostructured ingredients are being expected. In the former field, better food quality and safety evaluation can be achieved by using nanotechnology. Recently “Nanotechnology”, is essentially a modern scientific field that is constantly evolving as a broad area of research, with respect to dairy and food processing, preservation, packaging and development of functional foods. Food and dairy manufacturers, agricultural producers and consumers could gain a more competitive position through nanotechnology. Nano food packaging materials may extend food life, improve food safety, alert consumers that food is contaminated or spoiled, repair tears in packaging, and even release preservatives to extend the life of the food in the package. Nanotechnology applications in the food industry can be utilized to detect bacteria in packaging, or produce stronger flavors and color quality, and safety by increasing the barrier properties

A Review on Aspects of Nanotechnology in Food Science and Animal Nutrition