Seek and destroy: The importance of environmental monitoring for meat and poultry

Seek and destroy: The importance of environmental monitoring for meat and poultry

The food industry continues to move toward a preventive, proactive approach to food safety. Testing for pathogens in food processing environments allows food manufacturers to identify and eliminate environmental pathogen sources, helping to reduce the risk of food contamination, recalls, and foodborne illness. Pathogen environmental monitoring (PEM) programs are typically used to verify sanitation measures, … Continue reading “Seek and destroy: The importance of environmental monitoring for meat and poultry”

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Explore the 3M™ Molecular Detection System, the primary detection method of the USDA FSIS for detection of Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes?

Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes are ongoing threats to food production, processing facilities and consumers around the globe. 3M is dedicated to providing solutions to detect the foodborne pathogens, to protect consumers and businesses from threats like these with innovative and reliable technologies driven by science. Now, the USDA’s Food Safety & Inspective Service (FSIS) has … Continue reading “Explore the 3M™ Molecular Detection System, the primary detection method of the USDA FSIS for detection of Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes?”

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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”