SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 3, 2013) - PURE Bioscience (
Mr. Culver is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Culver Franchising System, Inc., a quick-service restaurant chain with over 490 locations in 21 states, started almost 30 years ago. Mr. Culver has a long-standing track record of business building and community philanthropy. Notable achievements include recognition by the Wall Street Journal as one of 25 high-performing franchises in the US, Consumer Choice Award as #1 rated US burger chain for food quality, service, convenience and cleanliness among other attributes and the Ernst & Young Wisconsin-State Consumer Products / Retail Entrepreneur of the Year. Recent community achievements include commendation by the State of Wisconsin for workforce development for people with disabilities and the American Red Cross Circle of Humanitarian Award for community flood and storm relief.
"I am delighted to join PURE's board and provide my strategic insights to develop, grow and build a sustainable business," stated Craig Culver. "Our industry needs forward-thinking pathogen control technologies in food service to better protect our customers, employees and the environment. I believe that PURE's SDC-based products provide the best potential solution to replace less effective and toxic legacy chemical products. Preliminary food service in-store test results of the SDC-based PURE Hard Surface disinfectant, compared to legacy products, are impressive."
"Craig Culver's entrepreneurial leadership and community contributions are exemplary of what PURE seeks in strategic board insight focused on food safety solutions," stated Dave Pfanzelter, Chairman of the Board of Directors of PURE. "I am pleased to report we are entering the final stage of building a new Board of Directors that supports us in building PURE's business as a new green-based paradigm in pathogen control into the food industry."
About PURE Bioscience, Inc.
PURE Bioscience, Inc. develops and markets technology-based bioscience products that provide solutions to numerous global health challenges, including Staph (MRSA) and Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)/NDM-1+. PURE's proprietary high efficacy/low toxicity bioscience technologies, including its silver dihydrogen citrate-based antimicrobials, represent innovative advances in diverse markets and lead today's global trend toward industry and consumer use of "green" products while providing competitive advantages in efficacy and safety. Patented SDC is an electrolytically generated source of stabilized ionic silver, which formulates well with other compounds. As a platform technology, SDC is distinguished from competitors in the marketplace because of its superior efficacy, reduced toxicity and the inability of bacteria to form a resistance to it. PURE is headquartered in El Cajon, California (San Diego metropolitan area). Additional information on PURE is available at www.purebio.com.
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