3M Acquires Elution Technologies in Expansion of Allergen Detection Services

3M has acquired the company Elution Technologies as of September 7, 2017. The acquisition enables 3M to add a new product to its portfolio that enables food and beverage companies to test for allergens such as peanuts, milk or soy.

“Elution Technologies’ test kits offer proven technology with an easy-to-use design that delivers fast and accurate results for companies offering peanut-free, gluten-free and other specialized foods for people with certain sensitivities and allergies,” said Polly Foss, general manager, 3M Food Safety. “We are pleased to add this technology to our broader food safety offering, and extend these important solutions to food processing companies across the globe.”

Testing for allergens has become increasingly important in the food industry. To find out more about this acquisition, please visit the 3M website.

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