Tips on choosing a food safety contract lab

February 3, 2020 by 3M Food Safety

Food safety testing is complex. Regulations continue to change, costs for testing in-house need to be justified, and managing and training new staff in your lab can be time-consuming.  3M Food Safety has developed and compiled information on food safety outsourcing best practices. They’re available to you here.  Is it time to outsource some of … Continue reading “Tips on choosing a food safety contract lab”

Choosing a contract lab for food safety testing

Have questions about interpreting results on 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates? We have answers. (Part 2 of 5)

Have you ever seen results on your plates that you aren’t sure how to interpret? Here are some questions asked by food safety labs that have been answered by our 3M U.S. and global technical specialists. Additional information is available for you as well on both the 3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid Plates Portfolio as well as the 3M™ … Continue reading “Have questions about interpreting results on 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates? We have answers. (Part 2 of 5)”

Have questions about which 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates to use? We have answers. (Part 1 of 5)

Are you wondering which method you should use for powdered eggs or oat paste? Here are some questions food safety labs have asked, answered by our 3M global and U.S. technical specialists. Question: Can rapid yeast and mold plates be used with powdered egg? Answer: Egg powder was one of the products tested for the … Continue reading “Have questions about which 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates to use? We have answers. (Part 1 of 5)”

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.

Food Spoilage

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.

Global Food Safety Symposium

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.