Food Microbiology Bacteria Testing and Environmental Monitoring from Arrow Scientific


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Petrifilm plates  from Arrow Scientific, offer simple and approved food microbiology tests for raw materials, plant materials and finished products. Commonly known in the industry as the 'Post-it Notes™' of the rapid food microbiology field, petrifilm plates can streamline testing processes and improve productivity and quality assurance. 

Sample ready plates for raw materials

Petrifilm plates are playing card size, sample ready plates that enable food processors to easily and efficiently perform on site bacteria testing

Food Microbiology Test Results in less than 4 hours

  • Fast - No media preparation or validation required  
  • Efficient - Saves time, labour and space, all of which saves you money
Accurate results
  • All Petrifilm plates are manufactured using ISO 9000 certified operations and strict quality control procedures to reduce media variation
  • A built in grid facilitates counting
Other benefits are:
  • Petrifilm have an extended shelf life compared to prepared media
  • Petrifilm takes reduces the need for large storage or disposal areas
  • Most Petrifilm plates are recognized as AOAC Official Methods
  • Tests include Total Plate Count, Total Coliforms, E. coli, Yeast and Mold, Listeria, Staph aureus and Enterobacteriaceae
  • Petrifilm come with QA certificates
Petrifilm can be used for HACCP testing of products or for environmental monitoring. Petrifilm is also useful for Verify Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) program. Arrow Scientific information and contact details


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