Food Contact and Safety

Members of the team

  • Sara Limbo
  • Luciano Piergiovanni


  • Mousavi Khaneghah,A., Shoeibi,S., Limbo, S., Hosseini, H., Akbarirad, H. 2015. Effect of Fatty Acids Profile on Overall Migration from PET into Different Types of Oil. Accepted by International Food Research Journal.
  • Guazzotti, V., Giussani, B., Piergiovanni, L., Limbo, S*. 2015. Screening for chemicals in Paper and Board packaging for food use: Chemometric approach and Estimation of migration. Packaging Technology and Science. 28(5):385-395
  • Guazzotti, V., Limbo, S., Piergiovanni, L., Fengler, R., Fiedler, D., Gruber, L. 2015. A study into the potential barrier properties against mineral oils of starch-based coatings on paperboard for food packaging. Food Packaging and Shelf Life Journal. DOI
  • Guazzotti, V., Piergiovanni. , Marti, A., Limbo, S.*. 2014. Bio-based coatings as potential barrier to chemical contaminants from recycled paper and board packaging. Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess. 2014;31(3):402-13. doi: 10.1080/19440049.2013.869360.
  • Guazzotti, V., Vestrucci, G., Piergiovanni, L., Limbo, S. 2014. Contamination of Polyvinyl Chloride Cling Films from Cardboard Packaging. Packaging Technology and Science. 27:17–27.
  • Mousavi Khaneghah, A., Limbo, S., Shahram, S., Somayeh, M. HPLC Study of Migration of Terephthalic Acid and Isophthalic Acid from PET Bottles into Edible Oils. Journal of the Science and Food Agriculture. doi: 10.1002/jsfa.6540.
  • Sacchi, MC., Losio, S., Stagnaro, P., Mancini, G., Menichetti, S., Viglianisi, C., Limbo, S. 2013. Macromolecular Non-Releasing Additives for Safer Food Packaging: Application to Ethylene/alpha-Olefins and Propylene Based Polymers. In press on Polyolefins Journal. 1 (1): 1-15.
  • Stagnaro, P., Mancini, G., Piccinini, A., Losio, S., Sacchi, MC, Viglianisi, C., Menichetti, S., Adobati, A., Limbo, S*. 2013. Novel ethylene/norbornene copolymers as non-releasing antioxidants for food-contact polyolefinic materials. Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics. 51(13): 1007-1016.
  • Boragno, L., Stagnaro, P., Losio, S., Sacchi, MC., Menichetti, S., Viglianisi, C., Piergjovanni, L., Limbo, S. 2012. LDPE-Based Blends and Films Stabilized with Non-Releasing Polymeric Antioxidants for Safer Food Packaging. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 124: 3912–3920.