SOURCE: Produce Safety & Security International, Inc.

September 19, 2006 05:30 ET

Produce Safety & Security International, Inc. Provides Solution for the Fresh Produce Industry's Recall of Packaged Spinach With the Presence of E.coli OH157:H7

Produce Safety's Ozone Food Safety Process and E.P.A. Registered Spherequat®8600, R-T-U Disinfectant Proves Effective Against Food Borne Virus E.coli OH157:H7

PRESCOTT, AZ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 19, 2006 -- PRODUCE SAFETY AND SECURITY INTERNATIONAL, INC. (PINKSHEETS: PDSC), ("PDSC"), an ozone and chemical sanitation disinfectant process supplier to the food and medical industries, responds to the FDA and fresh produce industry's concern over recent outbreaks of E.coli OH157:H7 virus. Produce Safety provides a solution for the removal of E.coli OH157:H7 from FRESH PRODUCE.

SEPTEMBER 14, 2006 The Food and Drug Administration issued a nationwide alert advising consumers to avoid eating FRESH BAGGED SPINACH. The FDA could not pinpoint the suspected cause of the most recent outbreak of E.coli OH157:H7. HOWEVER LATE MARCH, EARY MAY OF 2006, The FDA directed the Fresh Produce Industry to take preventative measures to prevent these outbreaks from occurring. Produce Safety starts by bringing the product into the facility for processing with its proprietary Ozone Process. Each lot is chemically tested for E.coli OH157:H7, Salmonella and Listeria. The Ozone Process meets the regulations of the FDA, USDA, HACCP and APHIS. Produce Safety & Security International Inc. provides a complete checks and balance with the continuing process of chemical analysis for all pathogens providing a Food Safe Product to the consumer. Produce Safety & Security International Inc. is able to monitor the product all through the food chain providing an audit trail for food illness outbreaks in the chain. The Ozone Process can be used at the retail level in each produce section plus all other sections of the store.

Clarence W. Karney, Chief Executive Officer of Produce Safety & Security International, Inc., states, "The primary reason (PINKSHEETS: PDSC) entered into the FOOD SAFETY BUSINESS was to provide a economical, cost saving process to protect all sections of the FOOD CHAIN." Mr. Karney continues by stating, "We are well positioned to satisfy the FOOD SAFETY concerns with our Ozone Process and Spherequat® 8600 R-T-U products for immediate implementation to the Fresh Produce Industry."

About Produce Safety & Security International, Inc. (PDSC)

PDSC has developed and patented products for extending the shelf life of perishables. The EPA-registered products sanitize and disinfect against food-borne illness pathogens and disease-causing bacteria. PDSC provides a range of options for retail stores, restaurants, cruise ship lines, disaster cleanups and municipal programs. Furthermore, the process incorporates a complete audit trail, an essential component for complying with government regulations in the USA, Canada and Mexico.

PDSC's state-of-the-art ozone process has been shown to extend the shelf life and remove food borne illness bacteria. This process will provide retail produce departments reduced shrinkage, increase the bottom line and provide a fresher product for the consumer. The customer will be assured of a safe food product, by use of this process, which may be used on organic produce to remove the pathogens. This process uses no chemicals thus meeting the requirements of organic certification.

For further product information, joint venture opportunities, distributorship program information, or program applications, please go to PDSC's website

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Forward-looking statements made in this release are made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements made by Produce Safety & Security International, Inc. are not a guarantee of future performance. This news release includes forward-looking statements, including with respect to the future level of business for the parties. These statements are necessarily subject to risk and uncertainty. Actual results could differ materially from those projected in these forward-looking statements as a result of certain risk factors that could cause results to differ materially from estimated results. Management cautions that all statements as to future results of operations are necessarily subject to risks, uncertainties and events that may be beyond the control of Produce Safety & Security International, Inc. and no assurance can be given that such results will be achieved. Potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the ability to procure, properly price, retain and successfully complete projects, and changes in products and competition.

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