Protecta™

BAG-ProtectaNatural powdered food safety products with antimicrobial activity eliminate pathogenic bacteria and extend shelf life for fresh, frozen and cooked meat, poultry, seafood and other food products

Protecta™ products are potent food safety products with an antimicrobial system made from natural plant extracts. They eliminate/reduce bacteria and extend shelf-life for meat and other food products. Protecta™ easily combines with seasoning mixes, injections and marinades, in addition to being suited to home-meal replacements.

Protecta™ Benefits

  • Easily applied powdered line of food safety products
  • Specifically designed to eliminate/reduce Salmonella, E. Coli, Campylobacter, Listeria and other harmful bacteria associated with meat, poultry, seafood and other food products
  • Effective against various yeast and mold
  • Improves shelf life and eliminates pathogenic & spoilage bacteria for fresh, frozen and cooked foods
  • Will not affect tangible characteristics of food products
  • USDA-approved antimicrobial in accordance with FSIS Directive 7120.1
  • A responsible alternative to today’s standard chemical interventions
  • Achieves alternative 2 compliance for establishments using Protecta™ as a Listeria monocytogenes intervention
  • Low usage rate
  • Does not require label declaration when used as a processing aid

Applications

Use Protecta™ with beef, pork, poultry, fish, seafood, deli entrees, seasoning mixes, ready-to-eat salads and sauces, as well as ground, cooked cured, comminuted and ready-to-eat whole muscle products. Protecta™ is also used for various food applications where microbial control and shelf life are a concern.

Examples

  • Mix with seasonings for fresh and cooked sausage products; effectively establishes color stability in fresh sausages
  • Incorporate with deli meats
  • Can be used with injections and marinades for pork, beef, chicken and seafood
  • Blend with dips, sauces and pate
  • Add to surface treatments/dips for beef, pork, poultry and seafood products

Protecta™ Product Line Details

Quality

Protecta™ products are highly soluble powdered products with a low dosage rate, preventing alteration of food's taste, texture, or appearance.

Quality

Protecta™ products are highly soluble powdered products with a low dosage rate, preventing alteration of food's taste, texture, or appearance.

Bacteria Control

The Protecta™ line naturally reduces/eliminates pathogenic bacteria, yeast, and mold, unlike most products on the market, which only inhibit bacterial growth.

Bacteria Control

The Protecta™ line naturally reduces/eliminates pathogenic bacteria, yeast, and mold, unlike most products on the market, which only inhibit bacterial growth.

Food Safety

We offer tailored solutions for your application goals in addition to our superior line of core products. Challenge studies are provided upon request for meat, poultry, seafood and other food applications.

Food Safety

We offer tailored solutions for your application goals in addition to our superior line of core products. Challenge studies are provided upon request for meat, poultry, seafood and other food applications.

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Protecta™ Products

Protecta™
Choice

  • Composed of salt and flavorings
  • Used against many types of yeast, mold and pathogens associated with fresh, frozen and cooked products
  • Excellent results in fresh sausages

Protecta™
Choice OX

  • Composed of salt and flavorings
  • Comparable to Protecta™ Choice with the added benefit of a natural antioxidant where oxidation is a concern

Protecta™
Super

  • Composed of sodium acetate, salt and flavorings
  • Used to extend shelf life and eliminate pathogens associated with fresh, cooked and frozen food products

Protecta™
Two

  • Composed of salt and flavorings
  • Surface application (spray or dip) for meat, poultry and seafood with no label declaration required when used as a processing aid

Protecta™
Super Plus

  • Composed of dextrose, vinegar, salt and flavorings
  • Especially useful for beef, pork and poultry, including RTE and uncured products

Protecta™
Super OX

  • Composed of sodium acetate, salt and flavorings
  • Comparable to Protecta™ Super with the added benefit of a natural antioxidant where oxidation is a concern