This FAQ section looks at the responsibilities of food business operators (FBOs) in relation to determining the shelf-life of their product and declaring this shelf-life on the label. It provides information for FBOs who are dealing with ready-to-eat foods that support the growth of Listeria monocytogenes. It also looks at the requirement for microbiological testing of a product.

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Last reviewed: 12/10/2015

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