What is shelf life?
Is the shelf life of food related to food safety?
What are the regulations relating to shelf life?
Who is responsible for calculating a shelf life?
Who influences the shelf life?
Factors influencing the shelf life of a product
What is a shelf life study?
Step by step determination of shelf life ( by the direct method )
What are indirect methods?
What is challenge testing?
Appendix 1: Guidelines for microbiological ( examination of ready-to-eat foods )
Appendix 2: Determination of shelf life of foods ( capable of supporting Listeria monocytogenes )
Appendix 3: Extended shelf life foods and ( Clostridium botulinum )
Appendix 4: Contacts
Appendix 5: Publications
Appendix 6: Further reading