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PRESS RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10AM EDT 11/13/2006

Intralytix Wins Popular Science “Best of What’s New” Award

Baltimore, MD, November 13, 2006: Intralytix, Inc., announced today that it has won the Popular Science “Best of What’s New” award for its food safety product ListShield™. ListShield™ is a bacteriophage-based product effective against Listeria monocytogenes, a deadly food borne pathogen. ListShield™ has recently been approved by the Food and Drug Administration as safe and effective for use on ready-to-eat foods.

“We are very pleased by Popular Science’s recognition of our breakthrough technology” noted John Vazzana, the company’s President and CEO. “Our technology uses naturally occurring organisms to eliminate bacterial contamination. It is one of the most natural and environmentally-friendly ways for improving the safety of our foods.” Mr. Vazzana also noted that the company will be seeking regulatory approval of similar food safety products, protecting food against pathogens like E. coli and Salmonella.

Each year, the editors of Popular Science review thousands of products in search of the top 100 tech innovations of the year; breakthrough products and technologies that represent a significant leap in their categories. The winners – the “Best of What’s New” – are awarded inclusion in the December issue of Popular Science. “Best of What’s New is the ultimate Popular Science accolade, representing a year’s worth of work evaluating thousands of products,” says Mark Jannot, editor of Popular Science. “These awards honor innovations that not only influence the way we live today, but that change the way we think about the future.” Intralytix’s award comes in the Personal Health category.

Intralytix (www.intralytix.com) is a biotechnology company focused on the development of bacteriophage-based products for the food safety, animal health and human health markets. Intralytix is one of the world’s leading companies in phage technology. Its offices and laboratories are located in Baltimore, Maryland.

For more information, contact Dr. Alexander Sulakvelidze at 410-625-2533, or at asulakvelidze@intralytix.com.

 

 
   

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Mark Jannot, Editor, Popular Science


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