As a food manufacturer in a rapid-turn environment, you are constantly looking for ways to maintain quality and safety while getting your food to the shelf faster than ever. The dairy industry has seen a lot of new technologies and techniques to detect pathogens and spoilage bacteria since the first Pasteurized Milk Ordinance was passed … Continue reading “Does your dairy test measure up? Why certifications matter”
3M Food Safety recently made history and accepted a gold Edison award for the 3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid E. coli/Coliform Count Plate in the Lab Advancements category. This is the third time a 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plate product has received an Edison award, and a second time that a rapid plate has been recognized for innovation. We … Continue reading “3M Food Safety Wins Gold at Edison Awards”
Want your work tasks to be simpler and faster? The answer for most of us is, yes! Food manufacturers want to move food from the plant to the shelf as quickly as possible. When testing for pathogens, getting an answer quickly can help get your products to the shelf faster. Culture-based tests or rapid methods … Continue reading “From PCR to LAMP: The evolution of rapid-testing in food safety”
Microbiological analysis of food and a well thought out environmental monitoring plan forms the backbone of an effective safety and quality system for the food industry. The presence of undesirable organisms including both quality indicators and pathogenic organisms has necessitated routine microbiological testing with a goal to ensure food safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Routine … Continue reading “Why a faster method matters in Indicator testing”
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.
Food processors, retailers and consumers are forced to throw out food due to microbial spoilage. Take an upcoming course about food spoilage with 3M Food Safety and food spoilage expert Dr. Randy Worobo of Cornell University.
Food safety is a global topic that effects all of us. 3M works with leading industry experts to discuss some of the emerging issues. Watch what industry experts, Frank Yiannas and Dr. Martin Wiedmann have to say top trends that will create change and how food waste and spoilage are becoming more relevant.