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Targets Listeria monocytogenes contamination in foods and food processing facilities.
Star-K Kosher Certification : Kosher CertifiedIslamic Food and Nutrition Council of America : Halal CertifiedOrganic Materials Review Institute : OMRI Listed®FDA : GRN 528FDA : 21 CFR 172.785FSIS : Directive 7120.1Health Canada : iLONOIsrael Ministry of Health : Ref: 70275202
U.S. Patent No. 7,507,571; 8,685,697

Phage Preparation Effective Against Listeria monocytogenes

ListShield™ is an all-natural, non-chemical antimicrobial preparation for controlling the foodborne bacterial pathogen Listeria monocytogenes. The active ingredients of ListShield™ are naturally occurring bacteriophages that selectively and specifically kill L. monocytogenes. ListShield™ is specifically designed for treating foods that are high risk for L. monocytogenes contamination. It can also be used to eliminate or significantly reduce the levels of L. monocytogenes on non-food contact equipment, surfaces, etc. in food processing plants and other food establishments. ListShield™ is ideal for use in HACCP programs that have identified L. monocytogenes control as a potential problem.

ListShield™ received a "Best of What's New" award in 2006 from Popular Science magazine.

ListShield™ is the choice for eliminating or significantly reducing contamination of food with L. monocytogenes because it:

  • Complies with FDA food additive regulations, for direct application to meat and poultry products that meet the ready-to-eat definition (21 CFR § 172.785)
  • Is FSIS-listed as safe and suitable for use as processing aid with no labeling requirements when applied to various ready-to-eat meat and poultry products (FSIS Directive 7120.1)
  • Is GRAS for direct application to fish and shellfish (including smoked varieties; e.g., smoked salmon), fresh and processed fruits, fresh and processed vegetables, and dairy products (including cheese) (GRN No. 528)
  • Is Health Canada approved for use on ready-to-eat meat and poultry, smoked salmon, fresh-cut apples, and long leaf lettuce (iLONO)
  • Is National Food Service of Israel approved as a food processing aid for the treatment of ready-to-eat meat and poultry products (Ref: 70275202).
  • Is certified both Kosher and Halal
  • Is OMRI listed ("organic")
  • Does not contain preservatives
  • Is cost effective and cost competitive
  • Is effective under a wide range of food storage conditions (e.g. 2°C-42°C)
  • Is all natural, non-GM (genetically-modified)
  • Does not alter food flavor, aroma, or nutritional value
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