China-Biotics applies for four patents on probiotic formulations.
Bacteria that are beneficial to a person's health, either through protecting the body against pathogenic bacteria or assisting in recovery from an illness.
Mentioned in: Colonic Irrigation, Dysentery, Gastroenteritis products, has submitted applications for four patents to the State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China.
These applications are patents for a protein powder formulation; home yogurt yogurt: see fermented milk.
Semisolid, fermented, often flavoured milk food. Yogurt is known and consumed in almost all parts of the world. fermentation fermentation, process by which the living cell is able to obtain energy through the breakdown of glucose and other simple sugar molecules without requiring oxygen. Fermentation is achieved by somewhat different chemical sequences in different species of organisms. , a retail powder that enables customers to make yogurt at home; a yogurt powder; and a health-enhancing yogurt. All of these applications are for probiotics-based products. Currently, the Intellectual Property Office is conducting an official review of these applications. It takes about two years to obtain patent certificates under normal circumstances.
"These four new formulations are the result of sustained product development by our highly skilled staff of more than 30 researchers with advanced degrees and our extensive relationships with academic institutions," said Mr. Jinan Song, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of China-Biotics.
Mr. Zhenjia Bian and Mr. Chengdong Yi, senior officials from the State Food and Drug Administration The State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA Simplified Chinese: 国家食品药品监督管理局) is founded on the basis of the State Drug Administration. , visited the company recently. The visit coincided with China's new umbrella food safety law, which sets more stringent standards for food production throughout China. The officials praised the company's significant achievements in probiotics applications during the past decade and encouraged management to continue its business expansion efforts.