Meat – Shelf-life

Illustration of a counter/meat display.

Understanding the aspects of meat’s shelf life can help you reduce product waste while increasing overall revenue in your meat department. It is critical to store, package, and rotate meat products properly in order to prevent bacteria growth and ensure customer safety. 

This course has the following objectives:

  • Describe shelf-life factors in the meat department.
  • Identify characteristics of meat color.
  • Define the meaning of shelf-life, case life and product dates.

Course Duration: 14m

Meat – Shelf-life

Illustration of a counter/meat display.

Understanding the aspects of meat’s shelf life can help you reduce product waste while increasing overall revenue in your meat department. It is critical to store, package, and rotate meat products properly in order to prevent bacteria growth and ensure customer safety. 

This course has the following objectives:

  • Describe shelf-life factors in the meat department.
  • Identify characteristics of meat color.
  • Define the meaning of shelf-life, case life and product dates.

Course Duration: 14m