Procin®, CanBiocin’s animal health product is also based on lactic acid bacteria that are naturally found in the intestinal tract of animals. The bacteria are genetically-modified to target specific pathogens of the gastrointestinal tract, such as E. coli. Procin® has been developed to aid in the prevention of E. coli scours in pigs.
- Procin® will be marketed as a safe and effective alternative to sub-therapeutic (prophylactic) antibiotic use in animal husbandry – currently a major public health concern
- Clinical proof-in-principle trials and a large-scale feed and weight trial have been completed
- Issued U.S. patent to protect platform technology (US 6,403,082)