SOURCE: Produce Safety and Security Int

April 03, 2007 12:20 ET

Produce Safety and Security International Inc. Receives the Evaluation of Spherequat Multi Purpose Cleaner, Disinfectant, Sanitizer for Efficacy in the Reduction of Microorganisms

Test Results Prepared for Produce Safety & Security International by Food Safety Net Services Ltd., Phoenix, AZ

PRESCOTT, AZ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 3, 2007 -- Produce Safety and Security International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PDSC) ("PDSC") announces test results for Spherequat 1000, Spherequat 5500 and Spherequat 6400, for the 5 organisms procured from ATCC.

Klebsiella pneumonia       ATCC 13883
Pseudomonas aeruginosa     ATCC 27853
Salmonella choleraesuis    ATCC 10708
Staphylococcus aureus      ATCC 25923
E.coli0157:H7              USDA-FSIS strain 465-97
Test results
SQ1000 90 seconds 100 count per ml 10 minutes secondary count 200%
 reduction 99.999%
SQ5500 90 seconds 100 count per ml 10 minutes secondary count < 1
 reduction 99.99999%
SQ6400 90 seconds 1 count per ml 10 minutes  secondary count 200
 reduction 99.999%
Control 90 second   21,000,000 per ml 10 minutes secondary count
 16,000,000 reduction 23.8%
These tests were certified prepared by David Bosco, Study Director, date 2-12-07.

Approved by Food Safety Net Services Ltd. Management Wendy Warren - Serna PhD, Director of Laboratory Technical Services, Food Safety Net Services Ltd., date 2-12-07.

Produce Safety & Security International Inc. hired Food Safety Net Services Ltd. to complete testing for verification Speherequat Products inventoried at the Prescott, Arizona and Houston, Texas facilities, which meet all the specifications to provide the results for the reduction and removal of the above tested food-borne illness bacterias. "Clarence W. Karney, CEO, and Dr. Kent Sorrells PhD for Produce Safety & Security International, Inc. are pleased with the test results. PDSC Prescott, Arizona warehouse facility currently has load and LTL quantities of all three products ready for immediate shipment."

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

Produce Safety 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.

Produce Safety'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 Produce Safety'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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