Here is an overview of PhageGuard products with their respective national processing aid approvals and opinions:
US FDA GRAS for all products (GRN 218) – 2006
USDA Approved processing aid (Directive 7120) – 2007
Canada, Health Canada: Processing aid – 2011
Brasil, Ministerio da Saude (CIP) – 2012
The Netherlands, Ministry of Health: Processing aid – 2010
EU: PhageGuard Listex™ is safe for use (EFSA) – 2016
Rest of the world
Australia/ New Zealand: FSANZ processing aid – 2012 (PhageGuard Listex™ & PhageGuard S™)
Israel approved processing aid – 2014
USA: GRAS (GRN 00046) – 2013
USDA Approved processing aid (Directive 7120.1) – 2018
(1) Applied at pre-chilll and post-chill locations on raw poultry carcasses and parts.
(2) Red meat (pork and beef) carcasses, parts, trim or ground.
Canada, Health Canada: Processing aid – 2016
USA: GRAS (GRN 000757) – 2018
USDA Approved processing aid (Directive 7120.1) – 2018 – on beef carcasses, primals, subprimal cuts, and trimmings
PhageGuard Listex™ has never been refused in any country where we have applied for approval for use.
Micreos Food Safety B.V. holds the following certifications;
FSSC 22000 Halal OMRI PhageGuard Listex OMRI PhageGuard S