Friday, March 12, 2010

Certified Organic Biosecur™ Product Line Proven Effective Against Foodborne Pathogens Responsible For $152 Billion in Annual Health-Related Expenses

"(PRWEB) -- Biosecur Lab, Inc., a privately held, Canadian-based company specializing in the research and development of plant-based bio-ingredients, today announced that testing conducted by an independent lab has conclusively demonstrated that its proprietary BIOSECUR™ product line is highly effective against the most prevalent and deadly foodborne pathogens. Certified Organic by the NOP/USDA and ECOCERT in October 2009, BIOSECUR is a broad-spectrum antimicrobial, preservative and disinfectant that is safe for human consumption and use, as well as the environment, providing a healthy, chemical-free alternative for preservation and disinfection needs critical in the food industry.

According to a recently released study initiated by the Pew Charitable Trusts and Georgetown University, foodborne pathogens are responsible for illnesses resulting in more than $152 billion in health-related expenses each year in the United States alone. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention further estimate that 76 million people get sick each year with foodborne illness, resulting in 5,000 related deaths, making this one of the most costly and serious health issues in the U.S."

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