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Shelf Life of Food: An Overview




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BUL 838
Pub. Date: 2021

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Food safety is critical, yet surprisingly regulatory bodies do not require shelf-life testing for most products (infant formula being an exception). This bulletin provides all the basics that conscientious producers (and consumers) need to understand the process, including labeling terminology, regulations, success criteria, testing types (microbiological, analytical, sensory), and accelerated studies. Soon you’ll be one of the few who understand the difference between a “Use By” and a “Best By” date.

Authors: Catherine Cantley, Janna Verburg-Hamlett

3500 words

 

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