Explore what’s next in food safety at IAFP 2020

Are you a food safety professional? Then you don’t want to miss out on one of the most forward-looking events of this year – the International Association for Food Protection’s 2020 Annual Meeting, or simply IAFP 2020. This year’s event, scheduled for October 26 – 28, will be all virtual, but it’s shaping up to be just as exciting as any other year!

Offering Breakthrough Science at IAFP

It’s the key international conference in food safety,” says John David, global scientific marketing manager, 3M Food Safety. “Leading technical experts from around the world come together to discuss the latest topics in food safety – current and future trends and challenges, new technologies, and changes in regulations and international standards.”

This is the can’t-miss virtual event of the year!

3M at IAFP

First, stop by our virtual booth, which will provide more information about 3M Food Safety, dive into detailed product descriptions and confirm where you can hear directly from our 3M Food Safety experts.

At this year’s IAFP event, be sure to also check out the below exhibitions presented by 3M’s food safety experts, which are available to view on-demand at any time during IAFP.

  • Evolution of Food Safety Detection Technologies, which explores:
    • Advancement of pathogen detection technologies – from PCR to LAMP
    • Progression of micro detection technologies – from traditional culture to 3M™ Petriflim™
  • Integrated Environmental Monitoring – A Holistic Approach, which reviews:
    • Importance of environmental monitoring
    • Objectives of environmental sample collection and a risk-based approach to site selection
    • Guidance for building components of a holistic program, including testing for ATP, indicator and spoilage organisms, pathogens and allergens
    • Best practices for data trending

Poster Sessions

Starting October 14, visit our poster sessions at IAFP to learn more about topics that are important to you. Click the links for more detail.

3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates

3M™ Molecular Detection System

3M™ Allergen Protein Rapid and ELISA Kits

3M™ Clean-Trace™ Hygiene Monitoring and Management System

3M™ Microbial Luminescence System


Non-3M Submissions

3M™ Petrifilm Plates

3M™ Sponge-Stick for sampling touch screens in retail food establishments

Use of 3M™ Molecular Detection System for Salmonella detection and 3M™ Petrifilm Plates for Coliforms, Enterobacteriaceae and Yeast and Mold to assess papaya washing procedure