Discover our complete range of food safety testing solutions

Food safety professionals worldwide rely on 3M's comprehensive range of food safety testing products and solutions to help protect their businesses and their customers. From ready-to-use 3M™ Petrifilm™ indicator testing plates, to our advanced pathogen testing 3M™ Molecular Detection System, 3M offers solutions to take your testing program to the next level.

Food safety testing solutions you can trust

Learn more about our core food safety solutions

  • 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates

    Free up your lab to focus on quality and efficiency.

    • Ready to use - no media prep required
    • Validated and accurate testing
    • Simple workflow - inoculate, incubate, interpret
  • 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plate Reader Advanced 

    Fast and accurate colony counting.

    • Save counting time—reader enumerates plates in 6 seconds or less
    •  Drive accuracy with reduced risk of human error
    • Software simplifies results storage and offers data analytics


  • 3M™ Molecular Detection System

    Accurate and reliable pathogen testing.

    • Ready-to-use assays
    • Single post-enrichment protocol for all pathogens
    • Same or next day results for most matrices


  • 3M™ Clean-Trace™ Hygiene Monitoring &
    Management System

    Simply and quickly verify cleaning effectiveness.

    • Accurate and consistent results
    • Fast time to result
    • Designed to deliver high-quality performance
  • 3M™ Sample Collection, Preparation & Processing

    Better samples create better results.

    • Standardise your sampling procedure and drive consistency
    • High-quality materials for more effective collection
    • Designed for efficiency and ease of use for faster sampling
  • 3M™ Allergen Testing

    Qualitative, rapid, lateral-flow and quantitative ELISA immunoassays.

    • Tests processed or unprocessed foods
    • Lateral flow hook line fail-safe feature
    • Versatility across sample types


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  • Need help finding products that fit your requirements?

    Alongside our core product range we have a number of additional solutions to support your testing needs. View our online product catalogue for the complete range and for 3M ordering information or try our product selector for suggestions.



  • 3M offers a broad range of products - from separation, filtration & purification products to personal protective equipment, surface & floor cleaning products to durable label and packaging solutions - that support food and beverage manufacturers. Take a look at how 3M can support you. (PDF 6MB)

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  • 3M Food Safety products are available direct from 3M or from our authorised channel partners. Visit our 'Purchasing Information' page to contact a 3M representative, visit our online product catalogue or to find a local channel partner.

  • We are here to help! Get in touch with our food safety support team for advice about our solutions and how to use them. Contact us!