Mocon Inc. announced the 2011 schedule for its free webinar series, which will cover topics such as petfood safety, product shelf-life and packaging.

Each webinar will be taught by an expert with significant experience in the specific webinar subject. Presenters typically speak for 30 to 40 minutes, after which attendees will have the option to ask questions.

The following webinars will begin at 10 a.m. CDT (US): Food Safety: Same Day Analysis/Results for Food Product Bacteria Screening on March 9; Using Sensory and Instrument Approaches for Off-Odor/Aroma Detection on April 13; Case Study: Food Product Shelf Life on May 11; Introduction to Modified Atmosphere Packaging I on June 8; Introduction to Modified Atmosphere Packaging II on July 13; Testing Solutions for Beverage Applications on Aug. 10; New Demands on Medical Device/Pharmaceutical Testing on Sept. 14; Oxygen Transmission Rate Testing for High Barrier Materials on Oct. 12; Shelf-life Studies: Basics on Nov. 9; and Shelf-life Studies: Advanced on Dec. 10.

To view class details and registration information, visit Mocon's website. After registration is confirmed, participants will be given a link to access the online visual presentation. Audio is accessible as VoIP or by call-in telephone number.