Facts about Lactobacillus acidophilus (LA-5®)
Identified as Lactobacillus acidophilus
Originates from Chr. Hansen’s collection of dairy cultures
LA-5® is a registered trademark of Chr. Hansen A/S
Used worldwide as an ingredient in food and dietary supplements, with no reported consumer illness or injury
Tested in clinical studies in dosages up to at least 50 billion CFU/day, with no reported serious adverse events
Well-documented probiotic Lactobacillus strain
Used in food and dietary supplements, and described in more than 1501 scientific publications and tested in more than 601 clinical studies, Lactobacillus (LA-5®) is a well-characterized and well-documented probiotic strain.
The combination of the LA-5® and BB-12® probiotic strains gives you the opportunity to have both Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium bacteria groups in your product. The large number of scientific publications and clinical studies indicate that Lactobacillus (LA-5®), in combination with Bifidobacterium (BB-12®), may have beneficial gastrointestinal effects:
- May reduce the duration of stomach upset2
- May support the recolonization of the intestinal microbiota3
Nothing on this page is meant to be perceived as an approved claim.
We offer Lactobacillus acidophilus (LA-5®) for dietary supplements and fermented milk products. Please contact us for more information about the probiotic strain.
1 As of July 2015
2 Chatterjee et al. 2013; de Vrese et al. 2011
3 Nord et al. 1997