Patent Number: 8,715,716

Title: Methods for producing low cholesterol animal products using hypocholesterolemic feed supplements and products therefrom

Abstract: This invention provides methods and compositions for producing reduced cholesterol animal foodstuffs and products by feeding livestock and other food-producing animals with feed supplemented with microbial cultures containing hypocholesterolemic compounds produced by microorganisms comprising said microbial cultures. The invention provides low cholesterol poultry, eggs, meat, whole milk, and dairy products.

Inventors: Hong; Seong-Tshool (Chonju, KR), Kim; Hyeon-Jin (Chonju, KR), Lee; Dae-Kwon (Chonju, KR), Yang; Won-Young (Namwon, KR)

Assignee: Jinis Biopharmaceuticals Co.

International Classification: A23C 9/12 (20060101); A01N 63/04 (20060101); A01N 63/00 (20060101); A23L 1/28 (20060101); A23K 3/00 (20060101); C12P 1/06 (20060101); C12P 1/00 (20060101); C12N 1/20 (20060101); C12N 1/00 (20060101); A01N 65/00 (20090101); C12P 1/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018