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Food Spoilage and Safety Predictor (FSSP ™) v. 4.0

Copyright 2014 National Food Institute (DTU Food), Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

Table of content

Introduction to FSSP

Installing FSSP

Using FSSP

Relative rate of spoilage (RRS) models

Microbial spoilage (MS) models 

  • Introduction
  • Photobacterium phosphoreum
  • Shewanella putrefaciens
  • MS models with user-defined parameter values
  • Comparison of observed and predicted data
  •         Primary growth model at constant storage conditions
  •         Primary growth model at dynamic temperature conditions
  •         Secondary microbial model
  • Psychrotolerant Lactobacillus spp. (LAB)

    Histamine formation models

    Listeria monocytogenes growth and growth boundary models

    Listeria monocytogenes and lactic acid bacteria (LAB)

    Generic growth models

    CO2 equilibrium concentrations in MAP seafood

    Water activity calculation for seafood

    Temperature profile data - FSSP formats

    FSSP raw data importer

    Input files -FSSP formats

    Saving, exporting and re-importing of data with FSSP


    Development of the FSSP software

    Other predictive microbiology programs