SOURCE: Universal Detection Technology

July 09, 2007 16:02 ET

Universal Detection Technology Receives Contract From Foot Locker, Inc. for Bioterrorism Defense Training at Foot Locker Warehouse Facility

Training Will Be for Detection of Anthrax, Ricin Toxin, Botulinum Toxin, Plague, and SEBs at Foot Locker's Main Distribution Warehouse Using Test Kits Purchased From Universal Detection Technology

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - July 9, 2007) - Universal Detection Technology ( (OTCBB: UDTT), a developer of early-warning monitoring technologies to protect people from bioterrorism and other infectious health threats and provider of counter-terrorism consulting and training services, announced today that is has received a purchase order for bioterrorism defense training from Foot Locker, Inc. to be conducted at a Foot Locker's warehouse.

The contract from Foot Locker is a major milestone for the company and it's a result of UDTT's new efforts to market its security solutions to civilian and corporate users. The Bioterrorism Defense Training will take place at Foot Locker's Main Distribution Warehouse and will focus on five bioterrorism agents: anthrax, ricin, botulinum toxin, plague, and SEBs. The Training will be conducted using test kits sold by Universal Detection Technology to Footlocker which are capable of detecting all five agents.

UDTT's counter terrorism and security solutions, including the Company's flagship real time anthrax detector (BSM-2000), have applications for government agencies, defense contractors, security companies, postal facilities, warehouses, and the like.

"We are extremely pleased to have received this order. We have been increasing our marketing efforts to expand our reach beyond government and defense users of our solutions to civilian and corporate customers and the purchase order from Foot Locker is an indication of the demand among corporations and non-defense related businesses for our products and services. This is also a major milestone for us as we move beyond the sale of detection devices into implementation and training of counterterrorism measures," said Jacques Tizabi, UDTT's Chairman and CEO.

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About Foot Locker, Inc.

Foot Locker is a leading retailer of athletic footwear and apparel. Headquartered in New York City, it operated more than 400 stores in 20 countries in North America, Europe, and Australia under the brand names Foot Locker, Footaction, Lady Foot Locker, Kids Foot Locker, and Champs Sports.

About Universal Detection Technology

Universal Detection Technology is a developer of monitoring technologies, including bioterrorism detection devices. The Company on its own and with development partners is positioned to capitalize on opportunities related to Homeland Security. For example, the Company, in cooperation with NASA, has developed a bio-terror 'smoke' detector that detects certain biohazard substances. For more information, please visit

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