On shelf life of foods - What does “best before date” and “use by date” mean?

Jens Kirk Andersen*

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Abstract

This paper deals with the shelf life of food in relation to quality and food safety. It is stated that quality and food safety are two separate issues, and seeks to establish the conditions when shelf life becomes a food safety concern.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSøborg
PublisherTechnical University of Denmark
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • Shelf-life
  • best before date
  • use by date
  • food quality vs food safety

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