The technology has been rigorously tested to perform well on both low and high water activity foods, and will be especially useful for processors of grain, fruit and dairy products where yeast and mold control is particularly important. In addition to foods, the 3M Petrifilm Rapid Yeast and Mold Count Plate can also be used for air, swab or surface contact environmental testing. Food processors can obtain a quantitative assessment of both yeast and molds together, or as a separate count by visually differentiating between the two forms of fungi.When 3M Petrifilm Plates launched in the mid-1980s, it was widely viewed as a step forward in ensuring the quality and safety of food products. Eliminating the need to prepare, purchase and store agar dishes, they enhance lab productivity and take up 85 percent less space than agar plates, freeing up valuable room in processors’ incubators, lab benches and refrigerators, and reducing company waste. Today, 91 of the top 100 U.S. food processing companies rely on 3M for their indicator testing needs.
3M Food Safety Launches 48-Hour Yeast And Mold Indicator Test
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