Food Safety Education

  • Continue your education and stay current on the latest food safety topics and find the answers you need, all from one convenient source: 3M℠ Health Care Academy. It’s a vault of valuable resources to help deepen your expertise and improve food safety and quality within your company—organized, updated and accessible any time… from anywhere. Our food safety and quality educational offerings include in-person events, on-demand webinars, instructional videos and educational resources.

3M℠ Health Care Academy Food Safety

Education and training for food safety professionals

  • 3M℠ Health Care Academy offers continuing education for professionals in the global food industry. This professional training and education resource is dedicated to helping you focus on deepening your expertise and improving your food safety and quality programs.

  • Access On-Demand Education

    Mobile App is coming soon! Please access online learning through your desktop, laptop or tablet.

    Register for on-demand courses at no cost to you. See and hear experts discuss relevant industry topics, track your progress and receive a certificate for your participation.

    If this is your first time visiting us, please register

  • Register for Upcoming Events

    Participate in live webinars or in-person seminars to continue your education.

  • Video Library

    Explore our video library to learn more about industry trends and 3M Food Safety products.

  • Educational Resources

    Access scientific articles, studies, white papers and more.

  • School Resources

    As part of our commitment to excellence in education, 3M Food Safety is pleased to continue and expand the University Program as well as other options for secondary and post-secondary school science programs.

  • Environmental Monitoring

    Learn more about environmental monitoring and find the resources and 3M solutions that can help you meet your EM program needs.


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University Program

This program is only available in the United States.

  • Supporting Your University Food Science Curriculum

    As part of our commitment to excellence in education, 3M Food Safety is pleased to continue and expand the University Program. The program provides complimentary 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates, 3M™ Clean-Trace Swabs, 3M™ Sample Bags and 3M™ Dilution Blanks for use in the classroom. We can provide you with complimentary samples of your choice of products listed below. If you are not able to find the product you are interested in, or if you have comments regarding our program, please let us know via email.

    • 3M™ Petrifilm™ Aerobic Count Plates (100)
    • 3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid Coliform Count Plates (50)
    • 3M™ Petrifilm™ E. coli/Coliform Count Plates (50)
    • 3M™ Petrifilm™ Enterobacteriaceae Count Plates (50)
    • 3M™ Petrifilm™ Environmental Listeria Plates (50)
    • 3M™ Petrifilm™ High-Sensitivity Coliform Count Plates (50)
    • 3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid Yeast and Mold Count Plates (50)
    • 3M™ Petrifilm™ Staph Express Count Plates (50) and Disks (20)
    • 3M™ Clean-Trace™ Surface Protein Plus Swabs (10)
    • 3M™ Flip-Top Dilution Bottle w/Butterfield’s Buffer – 99mL (10)
    • 3M™ Flip-Top Dilution Bottle w/Peptone Water – 99mL (10)
    • 3M™ Flip-Top Dilution Bottle w/Peptone Water – 90mL (10)
    • 3M™ Homogenizer Bags (10)
    • 3M™ Mini Flip-Top Vial w/Buffered Peptone Water Broth – 9mL (10)
    • 3M™ Swab-Sampler w/ 1mL Letheen Broth (10)

     

    Supporting technical literature and a full-line instructional video are available to help you demonstrate the use of 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates as part of your food science curriculum. To take advantage of the 3M Food Safety University Program, complete the form and submit.


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This program is only available in the United States.

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Secondary Education Program

This program is only available in the United States.

  • Flinn Scientific Inc and Carolina Biological Supply Company are providers of 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates for secondary and post-secondary school science programs. (This includes middle schools, high schools, community and technical colleges.)

    Contacts:

    Flinn Scientific Inc.
    P.O. Box 219
    Batavia, IL 60510
    Phone: 1-800-452-1261
    Fax: 866-452-1436


    Carolina Biological Supply Company
    2700 York Road
    Burlington, NC 27215
    Phone: 1-800-334-5551 Ext. 6228
    Program Coordinator, Jen Black

    These providers offer specific school-oriented experiments, instructions and technical support along with 3M™ Petrifilm™ Aerobic Count Plates, 3M™ Petrifilm™ E. coli/Coliform Count Plates, 3M™ Petrifilm™ Yeast and Mold Count Plates, 3M™ Petrifilm™ Coliform Count Plates and 3M™ Petrifilm™ Enterobacteriaceae Count Plates.

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