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Food Spoilage: Why Food Companies Should Test their Products for Lactic Acid Bacteria

In Canada, 6 billion kilograms of food were lost or wasted at the household and retail levels, accounting for 31.0% of food disappearance in 2010. Reducing food spoilage is an important objective in overcoming these challenges as it represents a high cost for individuals and retailers alike. The 3M™ Petrifilm™ Lactic Acid Bacteria Count Plate is a unique solution that simplifies the detection process. This novel product is a great tool for companies wanting a more effective way to assess product quality, ensure consistency and maximize shelf life. Learn more: