SOURCE: Produce Safety & Security International, Inc.

March 16, 2006 06:00 ET

Produce Safety & Security International Inc. Receives Product Registration and Authorization From Health Canada for Spherequat® 1000 for All Ten Canadian Provinces

Company Will Immediately Interview Canadian Contractors and Suppliers to Distribute PDSC's Food-Safe Programs

PRESCOTT, AZ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 16, 2006 -- Produce Safety & Security International (OTC: PDSC), ("PDSC"), an ozone and chemical sanitation disinfectant process supplier to the food and medical industries, announced today that PDSC has received authorization from HEALTH CANADA, Drug Identification Number 02278952, to market and distribute Spherequat® 1000 in all the ten Provinces and three Territories in the Country of Canada.

About Health Canada

Health Canada is the Federal Department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health by providing advice and information on the safety and nutritional value of food, while promoting and implementing evidence-based nutrition policies and standards. Health Canada administers the provisions of the Food and Drugs Act that relate to public health, safety and nutrition, and works closely with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency that provides all the federal inspection services related to food, and enforces the food safety and nutritional quality standards established by Health Canada. For more information on Health Canada go to:

Clarence W. Karney, CEO of Produce Safety & Security International, Inc., states, "We will immediately interview distributors, suppliers and contractors to implement Produce Safety & Security's complete program for the removal of Pathogens, Black Mold and other Bacteria using Spherequat® 1000." Mr. Karney continues by stating, "Health Canada has a proven track record and commitment to improve the health and nutrition of the Canadian people, and by recognizing the benefits of Spherequat® 1000 towards that goal, gives PDSC the credibility and opportunity to implement additional Food-Safe products and processing programs in the future."

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.

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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