World Food Safety Day

Delivering safe food now for a healthy tomorrow.

“Food safety is everyone’s business,” says the World Health Organization (WHO). “Food safety is a shared responsibility…Everyone has a role to play from farm to table to ensure the food we consume is safe and healthy.” At 3M Food safety, we couldn’t agree more. And we’re proud to continue to do our part in providing innovative technology to help food manufacturers meet and … Continue reading “Delivering safe food now for a healthy tomorrow.”

Campy Kit

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service chooses 3M testing for Campylobacter1

Even one drop of liquid from raw poultry or meat can contain enough Campylobacter to make a person ill.2 Using the right testing methods in your facility is important to help mitigate safety risks for food products.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS) has recently chosen a reliable technology for detecting Campylobacter in poultry products by selecting the 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay 2-Campylobacter as their … Continue reading “USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service chooses 3M testing for Campylobacter1

Tree view

Committed to sustainability. On Earth Day and every day.

One billion. That’s how many individuals have mobilized for the future of the planet since the world’s first Earth Day in 1970. Over the last 50 years, the annual observance of April 22’s Earth Day has evolved but it continues to be an important day each year.   Sustainability: a core value   Our teams at 3M know positive environmental change comes from a dedication to sustainability every single day. In fact, we expect to invest approximately $1 … Continue reading “Committed to sustainability. On Earth Day and every day.”

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Turn data into actionable knowledge with advanced food safety technology

Food companies have long invested in the collection of food safety data. Organizations may use that data to answer critical questions like, “is our equipment clean and safe to start production?”  Indeed, collecting meaningful data is an important step in an effective environmental monitoring program. But food companies can do more with their data. Learning how to leverage innovative technologies is the key to turning data into actionable knowledge.  Learn from 3M experts  Advanced technology can help drive a preventive approach to food safety, … Continue reading “Turn data into actionable knowledge with advanced food safety technology”

Petrifilm Plate Reader

Did you miss our virtual product reveal? Watch the recording and meet the 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plate Reader Advanced

Did you know 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates provide 45% reduced labor costs, 80% increased technician efficiency, and use 76% less energy, 79% less water and produce 75% less greenhouse gases compared to traditional agar methods?  Those are just some of the many intriguing facts you’ll learn when you watch the recording of Advancing Food Safety through Technology and Culture, our virtual … Continue reading “Did you miss our virtual product reveal? Watch the recording and meet the 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plate Reader Advanced”

Start the year off right. Here’s how to establish an environmental monitoring program that works for you.

Implementing an environmental monitoring program to provide food manufacturers a general view of the overall “health” of a facility is always important, but a new year is a particularly good opportunity to evaluate your procedures and start the year fresh by establishing a process that works for your facility.   An effective environmental monitoring program helps in the monitoring of your surfaces and equipment, … Continue reading “Start the year off right. Here’s how to establish an environmental monitoring program that works for you.”

Customer Care

Here’s what your colleagues say is most important in the food safety industry

Earlier this year, our 3M Food Safety team conducted an anonymous survey to better understand the needs, purchases, and impressions of products those in the food safety industry depend on to make food safety and quality decisions. We’re looking forward to taking the top themes from the survey data and using them to focus our … Continue reading “Here’s what your colleagues say is most important in the food safety industry”

Food processing and packaging line

Food recalls: How proactive environmental monitoring can help food processors

We see food recalls come across our news feed regularly. The recall may be lettuce, chicken or dog food, but whatever the product, they are costly and potentially harmful to health. Recent recalls in the food and beverage industry highlight the need for food processing facilities to have proactive and comprehensive environmental monitoring programs. While … Continue reading “Food recalls: How proactive environmental monitoring can help food processors”