Have questions about food safety processing steps? We have answers. (Part 5 of 5)

Are you wondering about the best way to plate your sample or how much time to take between steps?  Here are some questions asked by food safety labs that have been answered by 3M global and U.S. technical specialists. Additional information is available for you as well on both the 3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid Plates Portfolio as well … Continue reading “Have questions about food safety processing steps? We have answers. (Part 5 of 5)”

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Have questions about testing for yeast and mold in food processing? We have answers. (Part 4 of 5)

Have you seen results on your 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates that you aren’t sure how to interpret? Here are some questions asked by food safety labs that have been answered by 3M global and U.S. technical specialists. Additional information is available for you as well on both the 3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid Plates Portfolio as well as the 3M™ Petrifilm™ Standard … Continue reading “Have questions about testing for yeast and mold in food processing? We have answers. (Part 4 of 5)”

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

Are you seeing something you didn’t expect to see on your plates? Here are some questions asked by food safety labs that have been answered by 3M global and U.S. technical specialists. Additional information is available for you as well on both the 3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid Plates Portfolio as well as the 3M™ Petrifilm™ Standard Plate Portfolio. Question: … Continue reading “Have questions about interpreting results on 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates? We have answers. (Part 3 of 5)”

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 asked by food safety labs that have been answered by 3M global and U.S. technical specialists. Additional information is available for you as well on both the 3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid Plates Portfolio as well as the 3M™ Petrifilm™ Standard Plate … Continue reading “Have questions about which 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates to use? We have answers. (Part 1 of 5)”

Food allergens: how regulations are changing the global food safety landscape

Food allergies are on the rise. Studies show that food allergies are increasing around the world, for both children and adults.1 Scientists are researching ways to reverse or treat allergies, but the only current treatment – besides antihistamines to reduce symptoms – is to avoid consuming specific foods that trigger reactions. Avoiding allergens in foods … Continue reading “Food allergens: how regulations are changing the global food safety landscape”

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Food Allergens Symposium: How food manufacturers are looking ahead

Food allergies are on the rise. According to National Institutes of Health, as many as 10 percent of people in developed countries report food allergies. The reason why food allergy rates are increasing is still not clear, but researchers have some theories.  Many believe it is linked to increased hygiene in households, which weakens children’s … Continue reading “Food Allergens Symposium: How food manufacturers are looking ahead”

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Ensuring high-quality and safe food: monitoring for spoilage organisms and allergens

None of us likes to be surprised by opening a container of butter and discovering it’s rancid. Nor do we enjoy reaching into a bag of apples to find a soft and squishy one. Food spoilage is inevitable for most products, but certain microorganisms can accelerate the decaying process. Improper storage and handling can expose … Continue reading “Ensuring high-quality and safe food: monitoring for spoilage organisms and allergens”