Immune Support
Dairy Free
Gluten Free

LAC-Shield aims to be at the heart of a new wave of innovative foods and beverages that support people’s wellbeing amidst the pace and diversity of modern lifestyles. LAC-Shield offers remarkable versatility across a wide array of food products. Its stability and resilience to heat and pH variations facilitate seamless integration into supplements, foods, and beverages.*

Chosen with precision from Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd.’s extensive lactic acid bacteria collection, LAC-Shield represents a select strain (heat-killed L. paracasei MCC1849). It stands out distinctly from other bacterial strains due to its exceptional immune-supporting capabilities.*

Why Choose LAC-Shield?

  • Ease of Integration: LAC-Shield seamlessly integrates into a broad range of products, regardless of their processing method or form.*
  • Clinically Studied Immune Support: LAC-Shield has demonstrated remarkable immune-enhancing properties, substantiated by rigorous clinical studies.*
  • Expansive Market Potential: The global demand for immunity-focused products is on the rise, ensuring a promising market outlook.*
  • Exceptional Stability: Its versatility extends to diverse food and beverage applications, with consistent performance and reliability.*


Explore our range of downloadable resources including white papers and infographics backing LAC-Shield.

Immune Support
Dairy Free
Gluten Free

LAC-Shield is a valued functional ingredient in a diverse range of products. Depending on your needs, we can accommodate a variety of product requests targeted at different consumer segments and health areas.*

Baked Goods
Sports Nutrition
Dairy Products

Legislation can be varied by country when it comes to specific dosage and potential health claims of each strain.

Our regulatory team can help and advise you as to the appropriate individual markets permit. Morinaga’s global regulatory experts are located in all major regions. We are committed to delivering expert advice and practical solutions in order to optimize your company’s success.

The information on this website is intended exclusively for business-to-business purposes and is not intended for end-consumer utilization. It is predicated upon our rigorous research and development endeavors and, to the best of our knowledge, is deemed reliable. Morinaga disclaims any liability arising from the utilization of its products, as the terms of employment are beyond our purview. The business-oriented information furnished herein should not be construed as a substitute for professional counsel. Prior to implementation, manufacturers and marketers are advised to ascertain compliance with local regulatory prerequisites, given that divergent claims may be permissible contingent upon the prevailing regulations in individual countries. This presentation is purely informative in a scientific context and does not constitute claims or marketing notifications within the jurisdiction of the United States.

Explore the Morinaga Probiotics Center to delve into key highlights showcasing the clinical efficacy of LAC-Shield.


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