Probioplus DDS manufactured by Eden Prairie, Minnesota (USA) based UAS Laboratories, Inc. has been formulated with probiotic strains: Lactobacillus acidophilus, Bifidobacterium longum, Bifidobacterium bifidum and Bifidobacterium lactis with a label claim of 10 billion CFU (colony forming units) per gram (2 capsules). ConsumerLab tests showed Probioplus DDS met its label claim and was free of microbial contamination. Details of the ConsumerLab’s findings are available at their website www.consumerlab.com.
Testing methods used by ConsumerLab:
1. Analysis for the enumeration of L. acidophilus and other freeze-dried lactic acid microorganisms were performed using procedures as outlined in Standard Methods for the Examination of Dairy Products (16th ed.) using a modified De Man Rogosa and Sharpe agar to which L-cysteine enumeration was performed utilizing the glucose yeast extract agar medium.
2. Analyses for microbial contaminants were made using methods from the FDA’s Bacteriological Analytical Manual (BAM) and include testing for Escherichia coli, Salmonella spp. Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas Providencia, and Serratia. Testing also included analyses for total yeast and mold.
It should be noted that UAS Labs tests all batches of its probiotic products internally and by an independent lab—Silliker Lab—and posts the results at its website, www.uaslabs.com. All tests show DDS –Probiotics exceed the label guarantees always.
ConsumerLab.com was founded in 1999 by experts in health and nutrition products in the United States. It has tested over 2800 products. According to media and Center for Science in the Public Interest, ConsumerLab.com has proven to be a reliable source of information on dietary supplements. They are the only source of this type of information. For more information on ConsumerLab.com visit www.consumerlab.com. The results of product testing are available on the website.
About UAS Laboratories, Inc.
UAS Laboratories, Inc. (Eden Prairie, MN USA), established in 1979, is one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies specializing in probiotic research, development, manufacture and marketing. The company manufactures products containing the trademarked, patented, superstrain, Lactobacillus acidophilus DDS®-1, a probiotic with over 200 university and clinical studies. DDS® Probiotics are sold to natural products retailers, health professionals, private label customers and as probiotic raw materials and condition specific blends to manufacturers in the US, Canada and over 35 other countries. UAS Labs was founded by Dr. S.K. Dash, the probiotic pioneer, in 1979. Dr. Dash is the Director and Scientific Advisor of the International Probiotic Association and Adjunct Professor of Nutrition and Food Science at South Dakota State University. Dr. Dash’s research and innovations in probiotics have earned 2010 Probiotic Award from Frost and Sullivan to UAS Labs.