There are thousands of different algae species, our E3 products are from
one single particular species of edible nutritional blue-green algae
(Cyanophyta) called Aphanizomenon flos-aquae (AFA).
This species has been eaten by people for thousands of years and has
provided great benefits. In our current culture, this specific source of
AFA harvested from Klamath Lake has been used for more than 25 years,
including in clinical settings with notable doctors.
We safety test each and every batch of AFA before it is bottled and
packaged for delivery to your door. A Certificate of Analysis is provided
with every product.
From the moment we harvest the AFA, to its final packaging, we work with
only the most highly trained and qualified staff. We handle our AFA with
such care from start to finish. Factors contributing to this quality
include: where and how we harvest, keeping the AFA cold at all times,
superior filtration and storage, and ongoing quality-control testing of
all of our products. All E3 products are tested thoroughly by independent
USDA certified labs for food safety, shelf-life and various other purity
tests. We test for: Listeria, Salmonella, Staph aureus, Yeast/Mold,
Coliform/E Coli, Aerobic Plate Count, Microcystin, Anatoxin, Saxotoxin
& Neurotoxin. We meet or exceed all of the standards for each of
these set forth by the FDA and the Department of Agriculture. We also
test the lake water throughout the year for heavy metals and pesticide
residue and we use the standards and guidelines that are set for drinking
water. These include: Arsenic, Mercury, Lead, Cadmium. This is done by
independent laboratories specialising in food and water quality.
The benefits of AFA are directly related to the care and attention given
to sourcing and harvesting the product. Our quality care begins with the
selection of the freshest AFA "blooms" from pristine Eagle Ridge. The
harvesting is quickly followed by rapid chilling of the AFA to 34 to 37
degrees Fahrenheit. Next, our E3Live® is further purified by careful
centrifugation, leaving a product chilled and scrupulously clean.
E3Live® is handled more expeditiously from harvest to freezer than
any competitive product. Our quality control parameters, coupled with our
proprietary final processing, yields the Lake's most potent source of
AFA. Unless you know the source of your AFA, there is no guarantee of
quality. E3Live® and other E3AFA™ products are harvested by
the most competent harvesting team, and staff of engineers in our
For more details on the above information, please contact us on 02 6251