Assuring the continued safety of lactic acid bacteria used as probiotics

Abstract

Lactic acid bacteria have long been used to improve the safety of foods through fermentation. Some fermented products were also early used for their perceived health benefits, which lead to the development of probiotics as we now know them. Probiotics mainly belong to the genera Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium. Most members of these genera are not… (More)
DOI: 10.2478/s11756-006-0153-2

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