Improving food safety by testing for indicator organisms and pathogens

June 18, 2019 by 3M Food Safety

Eating fads continue to come and go, and some of those trends bring new safety challenges for the food industry. Locally-sourced food – including gardens inside restaurants — raw smoothies, and peoples’ undying love of cookie dough have led to the consumption of unsafe food. One trend embraced among food safety experts is a focus … Continue reading “Improving food safety by testing for indicator organisms and pathogens”

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Improving food safety by testing for indicator organisms and pathogens

Eating fads continue to come and go, and some of those trends bring new safety challenges for the food industry. Locally-sourced food – including gardens inside restaurants — raw smoothies, and peoples’ undying love of cookie dough have led to the consumption of unsafe food. One trend embraced among food safety experts is a focus … Continue reading “Improving food safety by testing for indicator organisms and pathogens”

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Ensuring high-quality and safe food: monitoring for spoilage organisms and allergens

None of us likes to be surprised by opening a container of butter and discovering it’s rancid. Nor do we enjoy reaching into a bag of apples to find a soft and squishy one. Food spoilage is inevitable for most products, but certain microorganisms can accelerate the decaying process. Improper storage and handling can expose … Continue reading “Ensuring high-quality and safe food: monitoring for spoilage organisms and allergens”

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Testing food processing environments for organic residue

The old adage – an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure – has never been truer for the food and beverage industry. Food safety experts are shifting their focus from testing end products to ensuring the entire processing environment, including equipment and surfaces, is free of contamination. Legislation is helping shift the … Continue reading “Testing food processing environments for organic residue”

Environmental Monitoring

An effective environmental monitoring program, when part of an overall food safety system, can help extend product shelf life, reduce risk of recalls, and reduce costs. Learn about best practices in a five-part webinar series about environmental monitoring that builds in complexity as you progress through the program.

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Global Food Safety Symposium

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