Here's your opportunity to learn about COVID-19 and the food industry.

Here’s your opportunity to learn about COVID-19 and the food industry

Consumers and businesses across the globe have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The food industry continues to play a critical role in providing a safe food supply to consumers while mitigating the risk of the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. To meet the challenge of controlling exposure to the virus, the food industry is focused on … Continue reading “Here’s your opportunity to learn about COVID-19 and the food industry”

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How clean is it? What ATP can tell you about the safety of your food handling areas

Now, more than ever, food manufacturers are focused on cleaning their facility and ensuring they have a clean and sanitary environment. How can you see if your efforts are working? You can measure the effectiveness of your cleaning process by testing surfaces for Adenosine triphosphate (ATP). ATP is a molecule found in all living cells … Continue reading “How clean is it? What ATP can tell you about the safety of your food handling areas”

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)”

Method selection: Insist on the one that performs best on your matrices

If you’ve decided that outsourcing quality and food safety tests is the best approach for your business and are now ready to begin working with your chosen lab partner (see more), it’s important to determine which method is best for your matrices. Consider the following when selecting methods with your lab: Insist on what works: … Continue reading “Method selection: Insist on the one that performs best on your matrices”

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)”