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Final Examination for the Degree of MSc Food Science - MAEDE IZADIFAR

EXAMINING COMMITTEE: Dr. Keith Warriner, Chair Dr. Shai Barbut, Advisor Dr. Benjamin Bohrer, Co-Advisor Dr. Alejandro Marangoni, Department Member TITLE: STRUCTURAL AND FUNCTIONAL PROPERTIES OF MODIFIED CELLULOSES AND THEIR APPLICATION IN REDUCED-FAT PROCESSED MEAT SYSTEMS ABSTRACT: The application of modified celluloses in the food industry has been gaining more attention due to their functionalities and potential health benefits. Structural and technological properties of methylcellulose (MC),...

Final Examination for the Degree of MSc Food Science - RACHEL WHITE

Examining Committee Dr. Massimo Marcone, Chair Dr. Lisa Duizer, Advisor Dr. Iris Joye, Advisory Committee Member Dr. Donald Mercer, Department Member TITLE: BRIDGING THE FIBRE GAP: USING PAR-BAKED BREAD TO IMPROVE NUTRITIONAL AWARENESS AND CONSUMPTION OF DIETARY FIBRE IN ONTARIO SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS ABSTRACT: Dietary fibre is a nutrient of concern among Canadians and the discrepancy between recommended and actual consumption is coined the Fibre Gap. Findings from this research aim to bridge this...

Final Examination for the Degree of PhD Food Science - AMR ZAITOON

Examining Committee Dr. Michael Rogers, Chair Dr. Loong-Tak Lim, Advisor Dr. Cynthia Scott-Dupree, Co-Advisor Dr. Paul Spagnuolo, Department Member Dr. Tamer Uyar, Cornell University, External Examiner TITLE: DEVELOPMENT OF ETHYL FORMATE DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR ACTIVE PACKAGING AND INSECT FUMIGATION APPLICATIONS THROUGH PRECURSOR AND ELECTROSPINNING TECHNOLOGIES ABSTRACT: Ethyl formate (EF) is a generally regarded as safe (GRAS) volatile compound which is naturally occurring in many food products...

Final Examination for the Degree of PhD Food Science - ANDREW GRAVELLE

Examining Committee Dr. Iris Joye, Chair Dr. Alejandro Marangoni, Advisor Dr. Erica Pensini, Advisory Committee Member Dr. Douglas Goff, Department Member Dr. Supratim Ghosh, University of Saskatchewan, External Examiner TITLE: MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF PARTICLE-FILLED POLYMER GELS ABSTRACT: This thesis examines the role of particulate fillers in modulating the small and large deformation behavior of food protein gels. Particular emphasis was given to addressing the validity of established...

Final Examination for the Degree of PhD Food Science - XIAOYU LUO

Examining Committee Dr. Keith Warriner, Chair Dr. Loong-Tak Lim, Advisor Dr. Alejandro Marngoni, Advisory Committee Member Dr. Maria Corradini, Department Member Dr. Christine Moresoli, University of Waterloo, External Examiner TITLE: INVESTIGATIONS OF COLORIMETRIC INDICATOR SYSTEMS FOR THE DETECTION OF AMINES/TERPENES IN INTELLIGENT FOOD PACKAGING ABSTRACT: Colorimetric indicators are versatile materials for intelligent packaging applications. The indicators can interact with the food matrices...

Final Examination for the Degree of MSc Food Science - CHAOYUE WANG

Examining Committee Dr. Donald Mercer, Chair Dr. Shai Barbut, Advisor Dr. Leonardo Susta, Co-Advisor Dr. Ira Mandell, Department Member TITLE: MYOPATHIES IN FILLETS FROM FAST GROWING CANADIAN CHICKEN: DETECTION, TEXTURE, AND MITIGATION USING FOOD ADDITIVES ABSTRACT: The combined effect of different severity of Wooden Breast (WB), White Striping (WS), and Spaghetti Meat (SM) on quality parameters and the ability of food additives (e.g., alginate, dairy proteins) to improve textural...

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