Scientific Publications

Probiotic Microbes: The Scientific Basis

A Report from the American Academy of Microbiology, by Richard Walker and Merry Buckley, ©2006 American Academy of Microbiology

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Safety of Probiotics That Contain Lactobacilli or Bifidobacteria

Clinical Infectious Diseases, March 15, 2003
S. P. Borriello, Central Public Health Laboratory, London, United Kingdom;
W. P Hammes, Institutes of Nutrition and Food Technology, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart;
W. Holzapfel, Institute of Hygiene and Toxicology, Bundesforschungsanstalt für Ernährung, Karlsruhe;
P. Marteau, Service d’Hepato-Gastroentérologie, Hôpital Europé Georges Pompidou, Paris, France;
M. Vaara, Division of Clinical Microbiology, Laboratory Diagnostics;
J. Schrezenmeir, Federal Dairy Research Center, Kiel, Germany;
and V. Valtonen, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland

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A Publication of the Institute of Food Technologists’ Expert Panel on Food Safety and Nutrition, Mary Ellen Sanders, November, 1999

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