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Intralytix Receives FDA Regulatory Clearance for Expanded Use in Grain and Grain Products for Phage-Based Salmonella Technology

5 months ago

Columbia, Maryland, USA – January 18, 2024. Intralytix, Inc. announced today that its food safety product, SalmoFresh™, has been granted a supplement to its GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) GRN 000435 status from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which expands the use of SalmoFresh™ to grain and grain products.

Intralytix headquarters in Columbia, Maryland
This GRAS Supplement broadens the existing antimicrobial use of SalmoFresh™, which was previously granted GRAS status for treating poultry products, fish, shellfish and fresh and processed fruits and vegetables. SalmoFresh™ can now also be used for treating grain and grain products, such as wheat, rye, rice, oats, corn, barley, flour, and products made from those grains, e.g., crackers, tortillas, grits, and breakfast cereals.

SalmoFresh™ is a non-chemical antimicrobial preparation for controlling the foodborne bacterial pathogen Salmonella. The active ingredients of SalmoFresh™ are naturally occurring lytic bacteriophages that selectively and specifically kill Salmonella enterica strains, including (but not limited to) strains belonging to the most common and highly pathogenic serotypes Typhimurium, Enteritidis, Heidelberg, Newport, Hadar, Kentucky, Thompson, Georgia, Agona, Grampian, Senftenberg, Alachua, Infantis, Reading, and Schwarzengrund. SalmoFresh™ is Kosher and Halal certified and is also OMRI listed (suitable for organic food production).

For product inquires or to place an order, email Intralytix at or call 1 877 ITXPHAGE (1-877-489 7424) and select option 1.