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Simple solutions for lab efficiency.

Discover how to advance productivity for your lab with food safety expertise and testing solutions from 3M.

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Contract lab operations move fast. To help you overcome the challenges of tight deadlines, complex regulations and high employee turnover, we offer deep industry expertise and innovative solutions that help make the day-to-day workflow easier and your operations more predictable.

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    Efficiency

    It’s possible to maximize capacity while minimizing effort and impacting sustainability. Many of our components are ready to use out of the box with standardized processes to help reduce human error, and they’re designed to help you reduce material waste and energy use too.

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    Reliability

    Our optimized lab solutions can fit into your labs workflow and are designed to be easy-to-use, helping to reduce the risk for things to go wrong when compared to traditional methods.

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    Accuracy

    Many 3M solutions and products have been internationally recognized and validated for their performance. Third-party validations confirm that the method has been scrutinized to prove that it is reliable, repeatable and has performed equal to or better than the reference method to which it was compared.


Innovating to simplify.

Streamline complex lab operations with innovative 3M solutions. They seamlessly integrate into existing workflows, reducing inefficiencies and the chances for human error. Precision, consistent performance and intuitive functionality are built into 3M Food Safety solutions.


Learn from industry experts.

Our team of experts can help—but you don’t have to take our word for it. Hear from a variety of industry experts on how to optimize food safety lab processes with help from 3M.

  • Watch this webinar from Brad Stawick, President and Technical Director at Stawick Laboratory Management, and Alec Teagarden from 3M Food Safety as they cover productivity-focused topics for modern labs.
    Registration is required to view webinar.
    Video (60min)

  • Video still of a lab technician using the 3M Molecular Detection System.
    Choosing a pathogen testing method

    Hear from Dr. Ruby Lee, MSc PhD CQA CHA, NSF-GFTC as she describes five key things labs should consider when choosing a pathogen testing method.
    Video (2:30)

  • Video still of Fernando Sampedro, Associate Professor, Center for Animal Health and Food Safety, College for Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota.
    Cost effective process controls & tools

    Fernando Sampedro, Associate Professor, Center for Animal Health and Food Safety, College for Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota shares his thoughts on why cost-effective process controls and tools are important to the food industry.
    Video (0:57)

  • Video still of Melanie Neumann-Cherney, J.D., M.S., President, Neumann Risk Services.
    Food testing laboratory changes

    Melanie Neumann-Cherney, J.D., M.S., President, Neumann Risk Services discusses how food companies need to challenge their current practices to respond to changes in food safety regulations.
    Video (2:40)

A closer look at ways to make improvements in your lab.

See the evidence on how 3M Food Safety testing methods can help contract labs meet goals for efficiency, sustainability, productivity and more.


We’re here to help.

If you need product/technical advice or want to collaborate with a 3M specialist, contact us using these links. Or, give us a call at 1-800-328-1671.

If you need product/technical advice or want to collaborate with a 3M specialist, contact us using these links. Or, give us a call at 1-800-328-1671.