SOURCE: Produce Safety & Security International, Inc.

August 23, 2006 18:16 ET

Produce Safety and Security International Introduces Jim Graney as the New National Sales Manager of Its Subsidiary, Atomic X Hydration Company

Produce Safety CEO, Karney, Welcomes Graney to Atomic X and Is Pleased With, Already Profitable, Subsidiary's Progress

PRESCOTT, AZ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 23, 2006 -- Produce Safety and Security International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PDSC), an ozone and chemical sanitation disinfectant process supplier to the food and medical industries, introduces Jim Graney as Atomic X™ Hydration Company, a division of PDSC, national sales manager.

Tim Meyer, Atomic X President and COO, announced the appointment of Graney, who has over 25 years of experience in the beverage industry. Graney developed distribution networks for several other brands including Snapple, Arizona Tea, Shasta Beverages, Everfresh Jucies and most recently Bacchus Energy Drink of America.

Sam Perricone, CEO of Atomic X, stated, "Jim's relationships with chain accounts and prominent distributors nation wide will provide a major impact on current sales volume and increase market presence."

Clarence W. Karney, CEO of Produce Safety and Security International, added, "Atomic X has performed up to our high expectations; it's already profitable and I believe the addition of Jim Graney as the Atomic X national sales manager will increase the rapid revenue growth rate as it gains additional energy drink industry market share."

Over the past four years, Atomic X has focused exclusively upon the development, manufacture and marketing of four significant, non-alcoholic beverage product lines. Its first product line, AtomicX™ Energy beverages, is primarily geared to teenagers, college students and young adults. The product comes in both regular and sugar free selections and is considered by many to be the very best tasting energy drink on the market today. Currently, it is the leading non-carbonated beverage in the fast-growing energy drink segment of the non-alcoholic beverage industry. The absence of carbonation allows the drink's energy producing ingredients to work more effectively and eliminates the bloated feeling associated with carbonated beverages. With these differentiating characteristics, the management team believes this product line presents a better marketing position for rapid penetration and success against its competitors.

The Company's second product line is an innovative, sugar-free sports drink designed exclusively for women. The rollout of this particular product line in 2006 is expected to generate exceptional publicity and penetration among health conscious female consumers, one of the fastest growing market segments in the health segment of the beverage industry. Packaged in a unique manner resembling a woman's physique, this product contains various isotonic, nutritious & vitamin-enriched characteristics and will be available in five delicious flavors.

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