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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”


Methods of Indicator Testing

With an ever-increasing consumer interest in food safety and quality combined with the added visibility and global communication of food recalls, sanitation and quality issues, the importance of testing continues to grow. For every stage of food preparation and handling before it shows up at the grocery store, testing methods help to prevent food-borne illnesses … Continue reading “Methods of Indicator Testing”

USDA FSIS Chooses 3M

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service Chooses 3M for Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes Testing. 3M Food Safety is honored to announce that following rigorous performance evaluations against other commercially available rapid methods, the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS) has chosen 3M™ Molecular Detection System as the primary method to be … Continue reading “USDA FSIS Chooses 3M”