News



RECENT MSU STUDY AFFIRMS EFFECTIVENESS OF LAURIC ARGINATE IN COMBATING PATHOGENS IN POULTRY

Posted by on Aug 31, 2016 in Of Interest | 0 comments

Fairfield, NJ, April 2016 – Scientists at Mississippi State University (MSU) recently determined that “after test tube sampling of lauric arginate, as well as coating the outside of raw chicken, it was ‘very effective at destroying the bacteria.’”  MSU researchers studied the use of Lauric Arginate as a preservative to assist in fighting pathogens that cause foodborne illness in poultry products within processing plants. According to MSU, “MSU researchers The study reports that after seven days researchers had achieved a 94-95 percent...

read more

CYTOGUARD® ANTIMICROBIALS STRONG PREVENTATIVE AGAINST SALMONELLA

Posted by on Aug 31, 2016 in Of Interest | 0 comments

Fairfield, NJ, August 2015 – The recent recall notice by U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of 1,978,680 pounds of frozen, raw, stuffed and breaded chicken products once again sheds light on the continuing problem of food safety facing the meat and poultry industry, notes A&B Ingredients’ Managing Director Gil Bakal. The recall is a result of suspected contaminated by Salmonella Enteritidis He points out that while America’s food supply is one of the safest in the world, the FDA still estimates that...

read more

CYTOGUARD® ANTIMICROBIALS ACHIEVES 4 LOG REDUCTION IN COMBATING SALMONELLA

Posted by on Aug 31, 2016 in Of Interest | 0 comments

Fairfield, NJ, May 2015 – A&B Ingredients announced that its CytoGuard® line of antimicrobial products is now able to achieve a 4 log reduction in reducing pathogens including Salmonella.  The announcement, according to A&B Ingredients, is timely in light of the recent U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) proposed new federal standards to reduce Salmonella and Campylobacter in ground chicken and turkey products as well as raw chicken breasts, legs and wings. FSIS reports that for...

read more

CYTOGUARD® LA ANTIMICROBIALS PROVES EFFECTIVE IN COMBATING PATHOGENS IN SEAFOOD PRODUCTS

Posted by on Aug 31, 2016 in Of Interest | 0 comments

Fairfield, NJ, April 2014 – A&B Ingredients reports exceptional test results using its powerful antimicrobial agent, CytoGuard LA® in combating Listeria, the most prominent bacteria found in seafood.  FDA approved, CytoGuard LA is also extremely effective against other pathogens that can affect the food processing of fresh or frozen seafood. Based on Lauric Arginate, a derivate of Lauric Acid, L-Arginine and Ethanol — all naturally occurring substances — CytoGuard LA can be used on both fresh and frozen seafood.   Gil Bakal,...

read more

A&B INGREDIENTS REACTS TO LATEST CDC REPORT ON PATHOGENS

Posted by on Aug 31, 2016 in Of Interest | 0 comments

Fairfield, NJ, December 9, 2014 — Commenting on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released recap of major food borne illness outbreaks that has taken place over the past year, A&B Ingredients Managing Director Gil Bakal noted “that the findings should come as “no surprise.” The CDC reported that this past year major pathogen outbreaks included Salmonella, E. coli, Listeria and Cyclospora.  The agency defines an outbreak to included more than one state that has been infected by the same strain of a...

read more

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This