Intralytix, Inc. Wins Regulatory Approval for Phage-Based Food Safety Product Effective Against Salmonella
Published: Feb 28, 2013
BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Intralytix, Inc. announced today that its latest food safety product, SalmoFresh™, has received GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) recognition from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). SalmoFresh is an antimicrobial preparation for controlling the foodborne bacterial pathogen Salmonella enterica. The active ingredients of SalmoFresh are naturally occurring lytic bacteriophages that selectively and specifically kill Salmonella, including strains belonging to the most common / highly pathogenic serotypes: Typhimurium, Enteritidis, Heidelberg, Newport, Hadar, Kentucky, and Thompson. SalmoFresh is specifically designed for treating foods that are at high risk for Salmonella contamination. Red meat and poultry in particular can be treated prior to grinding for significant reductions in Salmonella contamination. SalmoFresh is all natural, kosher and halal.