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Intralytix Receives FDA Regulatory Clearance for Expanded Use in Red Meat for Phage-Based Salmonella Technology

Columbia, Maryland, USA - November 19, 2019. Intralytix, Inc. announced today that its food safety product, SalmoFresh™, has been granted a supplement to its GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) recognized status from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which expands the use of SalmoFresh™ to ready-to-eat and raw red meat carcasses, subprimals and trimmings.

This GRAS notice (GRN 000435) broadens the existing antimicrobial use of SalmoFresh™, which can also be used to treat poultry products, fish, shellfish and fresh and processed fruits and vegetables.

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 / highly pathogenic serotypes Typhimurium, Enteritidis, Heidelberg, Newport, Hadar, Kentucky, Thompson, Georgia, Agona, Grampian, Senftenberg, Alachua, Infantis, Reading, and Schwarzengrund.

SalmoFresh™ is the industry's best choice for eliminating or significantly reducing contamination of food with S. enterica, because it is:

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

Nov 19, 2019

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