3M™ Petrifilm™ Environmental Listeria Plate

  • Rapid results in 26-30 hours from sample collection.
  • Plates are sample-ready, eliminating all the time-consuming steps of preparing media/agar dishes.
  • Unique results (qualitative, semi-quantitative and quantitative) allow identification of hot spots in plant and track progress against Listeria over time.
  • Proven cost effective tool for the detection of environmental Listeria.
  • Proven reliability versus MRS and APT agar methods. Can be used to test a broad range of foods and environmental samples.
  • Safer method: no enrichment, no culture transfers.
  • Food processors and contract labs worldwide trust 3M Petrifilm Plates to provide accurate, efficient, consistent results.


Manufacturing Segment
-Environmental Monitoring
Approved Environmental Marketing Claim (EMC)
3M Petrifilm Plates provide a significantly more sustainable alternative to traditional agar tests for quantitative microbial indicator testing of food and beverages. Reducing: 66% Waste 75% Greenhouse Gas Emissions 76% Energy Use 79% Water, 3M Petrifilm Plates provide a sustainable alternative to traditional agar tests for microbial testing of food and beverages. Reducing: 66% Waste, 75% Greenhouse Gas Emissions, 76% Energy Use and 79% Water
-200 plates/case
Recommended Industry
Bakery, Beverage & Bottled Water, Chemicals, Confectionary, Dairy, Eggs, Fruits & Vegetables, Grain & Oilseed Milling Sector, Meat, Nutraceuticals, Nuts, Pet Food & Animal Feed, Poultry, Prepared & Processed Foods, Seafood.
Storage Temperature
-Store at temperatures less than or equal to 8°C
Test Type
-Environmental Test


3M™ Petrifilm™ Environmental Listeria Plates detect the presence of Listeria in environmental samples. A sample ready culture medium containing selective agents, nutrients, a cold water soluble gelling agent and a chromogenic indicator.
This is designed to analyze environmental samples and help increase the efficiency of monitoring plant sanitation.
This plate has been awarded AOAC® Performance Tested Methods℠ (PTM) Certificate #030601 for environmental sampling

The 3M Petrifilm Plate Advantage
In today’s environment of heightened focus on food safety and increasingly stringent quality requirements, labs are under pressure to provide tests that are fast, reliable and consistently accurate. 3M Petrifilm Plates have demonstrated consistent performance that has been cited globally with more than 200 certificates, recognitions, validations, and peer-review publications. For more than 30 years, food safety professionals around the world have put their trust in 3M Petrifilm Plates. That’s because 3M Petrifilm Plates have streamlined, standardized and simplified the process of microbial quantitative indicator testing, improving productivity and helping ensure the highest levels of product quality.

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3M™ Petrifilm™ Environmental Listeria Plates Product Instruction

3M™ Petrifilm™ Environmental Listeria Plates Interpretation Guideline

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