updated 5/9/2011 2:48:01 PM ET 2011-05-09T18:48:01

MONTREAL, May 9, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A5 Laboratories Inc. (OTCBB:AFLB), a Biotechnology company, by developing novel immune therapeutic applications of interferon therapy to treat cancer and infectious diseases, is pleased to announce that it has begun production of bovine interferon on a small scale of 3 to 4 thousand units per day.

Interferon (IFN) is a type of protein called a cytokine that is secreted by cells of the body during an infection. It can inhibit viruses from spreading to neighboring cells and it can aid to eliminate harmful pathogens such as E.Coli and other bacteria present in livestock.

Interferons have many effects on the cells in the body. When a virus has infected cells in a tissue or organ, interferon protects neighboring uninfected cells and halts the spread of the virus. Interferon therapy stimulates the release of enzymes that interfere with protein synthesis and thereby destroys virus-infected cells.

The International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH) expects global demand for animal protein to rise by 50% by 2020; as the world's population grows, the need for better disease control is essential.

Richard Anazi, President and CEO stated, "Our Intention is to continue to increase the production and research capabilities for our interferons in our production facility." He went on to state: "This is a very important step to improve bovine production and keep antibiotics out of the food supply chain in the U.S. and Worldwide."

About A5 Labs: (OTCBB:AFLB)A5 Labs is a contract research based organization servicing the pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in North America. The company utilizes its research capabilities to license and acquire novel biotechnology products for development and commercialization. More information about the Company is available at its corporate website at www.a5labs.com. For more information, visit their corporate fact sheet http://premierstocks.tv/images/company_links/A5.pdf

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