Gen-Probe Forms Collaboration With 3M to Develop Rapid Molecular Tests to Enhance Food Safety

Monday 18 December 2006

Gen-Probe announced today that it has formed an exclusive worldwide collaboration with 3M to develop, manufacture and market innovative nucleic acid tests (NATs) to enhance food safety and increase the efficiency of testing for food manufacturers. "This collaboration will allow 3M to provide food processors with a broader range of products that complement the widely used 3M(TM) Petrifilm(TM) Plate product line and the recently acquired Biotrace International products," said Chuck Kummeth, division vice president, 3M Medical Division.

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