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3M Food Safety Molecular Detection Assay for E. coli O157 (including H7) Receives AOAC-PTM Approval  
7/24/2012 10:08:46 AM

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, 3M Food Safety announced that it received AOAC-PTM Certification (#071202) for its new 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay for E. coli O157 (including H7) from the AOAC Research Institute’s Performance Tested MethodsSM Program. The certification gives food processors greater assurance in safeguarding against pathogenic E. coli, a causative agent of foodborne illness responsible for an estimated 73,000 cases annually in the U.S. and second only to Salmonella in the number of outbreaks.
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