3M™ Petrifilm® Lactic Acid Bacteria Count Plates

SKU No.  700002228  |  Catalog No.  6461

  • Results in 48 hours of incubation time.
  • Plates are sample-ready, eliminating all the time-consuming steps of preparing media/agar dishes.
  • Self-contained anaerobic environment enabled by oxygen-scavenging technology and oxygen-barrier films. No gas packs, chambers, or CO₂ incubators needed.
  • This plate has been awarded Performance Tested Method (PTM) #041701 for selected foods and NF VALIDATION 3M 01/19-11/17 by AFNOR Certification for all human foods (excluding yogurts) and production environmental samples.
  • All-in-one method for differentiation of gas-producing colonies without Durham tubes or extra steps.
  • Equivalent or better detection compared to MRS and APT agar methods. Can be used to test a broad range of foods and environmental samples.
  • Food processors and contract labs worldwide trust 3M Petrifilm Plates to provide accurate, efficient, consistent results.
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Every day, food processors, retailers and consumers are forced to throw out food spoiled with lactic acid bacteria. These normally useful bacteria can cause undesirable changes to ready-to-eat meats and seafood, dressings and sauces, vegetables and many other processed foods. This not only contributes to food waste and costly recalls, but can also damage your brand reputation.

Science brings you a better way to test for lactic acid bacteria in your food products, raw materials and production environment without the hassle of traditional agar methods – 3M™ Petrifilm® Lactic Acid Bacteria Count Plates. These ready-to-use plates simplify the testing process and give accurate results in less time, helping you reduce waste, minimize recalls and protect your reputation in the marketplace.

Anaerobic made easy

Now you can get true anaerobic results using standard aerobic incubation conditions. The self contained anaerobic environment in this plate enhances the recovery of lactic acid bacteria, providing fast, accurate results for effective control of product quality and shelf life.

The 3M Petrifilm Plate Advantage

In today’s environment of heightened focus on food safety and increasingly stringent quality requirements, labs are under pressure to provide tests that are fast, reliable and consistently accurate. 3M Petrifilm Plates have demonstrated consistent performance that has been cited globally with more than 200 certificates, recognitions, validations, and peer review publications. For more than 35 years, food safety professionals around the world have put their trust in 3M Petrifilm Plates. That’s because 3M Petrifilm Plates have streamlined, standardized and simplified the process of microbial quantitative indicator testing, improving productivity and helping ensure the highest levels of product quality.

Specifications
Brand Petrifilm®
Analyte Lactic Acid Bacteria
Quantity per Package 50 plates
Package Weight 0.81 lb

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