Lactobacillus sporogenes, or L. sporogenes, is an old name for the lactic-acid bacteria species Bacillus coagulans. Experts in the scientific community since 1974 have stated that this name should no longer be used because it is both incorrect and misleading, and I couldn't agree more.
Lactobacillus bacteria in general have a acceptance of safety, so when manufacturers say on a product label that the product contains Lactobacillus sporogenes, you may automatically assume that it is one of the common probiotic bacteria. However, although Lactobacillus and Bacillus species have some commonalities, they are very different. One of the biggest differences is that Bacillus species form spores and Lactobacillus do not.
I research studies and share my clinical experience to write this free site to help you find solutions to your problems. As part of that, I recommend products and services that I genuinely believe will be of help to you. If you click on a link to a product/service, I may receive a small commission to support my efforts if you buy something. The item does not cost you more.
Thanks for visiting this site! If you've enjoyed reading this page or have found the information to be useful to you, please "like", tweet about it, or share it so others can benefit, too. You can leave comments below via Facebook or Disqus.
Comment with Disqus (including as a guest), Twitter or Google accounts:
If you are one of my many readers without a Facebook account, you can still comment.
Disclaimer: Please note: By law, I cannot provide any personalized recommendations for your specific health concern on this site. The information contained in this site is educational in nature and is not intended as diagnosis, treatment, prescription or cure for any physical or mental disease, nor is it intended as a substitute for regular medical care. Consult with your doctor regarding any health or medical concerns you may have.
Subscribe to my monthly newsletter and receive a free copy of "How to Use Probiotics to Lose Weight and Be Healthier".
To comply with the EU's GDPR data privacy regulation, please subscribe here:
Some competitors of SBI (Solo Build It) are posting fake negative reviews of SBI. If you are considering creating your own website business, or if you have a brick-and-mortar business but want an online presence, I highly recommend SBI!