How to Determine Shelf-Life of Food Products (FBA1999)

  • 1 Oct 2021


How to Determine Shelf Life of Food Products

Course Objectives:

This 1-day course will enable you to gain a thorough understanding of the principles required to establish the shelf life of packaged food products and to:

  • Provide an introduction to shelf life testing for a range of food categories
  • Highlight the importance of pathogens and spoilage organisms with regards to shelf life
  • Demonstrate the use of predictive modelling as a tool in shelf life assessment
  • Show the potential benefits of accelerated shelf life testing 

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for food industry professionals responsible for Food Safety and Quality Management. It is most relevant to those responsible for estimating and validating the shelf life of food products.

Key Session Topics

Participation in the course will enable you to:

  • Develop shelf life testing protocols
  • Have an understanding of predictive modelling and its use
  • Consider the applicability and use of accelerated shelf life testing
  • Set safe and realistic shelf lives for a range of food products

Prerequisites: Food Industry experience

Certificate: Attendees receive Certificate of Completion upon conclusion of the course.

**  PLEASE NOTE:  Cancelations will only be accepted up to 10 days prior to training date for a refund. Refunds will not be issued within 10 days of a training, however registration is transferable to another member of your team if desired.

**  This training will be delivered in English only.




Goranka Platisa is an experienced industry consultant and is highly regarded by all clients and government authorities in Canada and the USA.  She is experienced in providing training, as well as working with Food Safety team members to design and implement effective Food Safety and Quality Management programs that meet the requirements of the GFSI standards. 

In addition, she is a certified manager and trainer for HACCP courses, and is also familiar with all new compliance requirements regarding new Canadian & US legislation, and the gaps between GFSI and FSMA for those products being imported into the US.

Food & Beverage Atlantic

36 Albert Street, Moncton, NB, E1C 1A9

(506) 857-4255


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