Published as a research article in Agrofood Industry HiTech magazine's September/October 2004 issue.
Increasing consumer awareness of health-promoting intestinal bacteria has fueled the addition of viable probiotic bacteria as functional ingredients in certain foods and supplements. However, to effectively market the enhanced attributes of these foods and supp0lements, the added probiotic bacteria need to have scientific credibility. The scientific rationale for using many of these strains of probiotic bacteria currently on the market is weak. Furthering the current understanding of what features a bacterium needs to have for effective probiotic functionality will enable the selection of strains with a more credible scientific rationale.
This review will detail the scientific evidence on Lactobacillus acidophilus DDS-01 which as been researched over the past 40 years and commercially marked by UAS Laboratories for the past 25 years in the USA, Canada, Europe and Asia.
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