Danisco’s probiotic strains are stabilized using a patented poly matrix system that provides shelf stability at normal room temperature. No refrigeration required. Each Bio-Enhanced, Acid Resistant Strain (BEARS) has been specifically designed to survive stomach acid secretions during digestion. BEARS eliminates the need for enteric coating by preventing the destruction of viable cells that occurs when weaker strains are exposed to an acid environment. This ultra-high probiotic capsule contains a minimum of 35 billion viable cells per serving. The eight strain proprietary blend supports and nurtures good intestinal flora for a healthy digestive system.