Alert B&C announces amendments to stock options

    LAVAL, QC, Sept. 18 /CNW Telbec/ - ALERT B&C Corporation (TSXV-ACB) (the
"Company") announced today that, at the request of the TSX Venture Exchange,
it has increased the exercise price of 2,780,195 stock options granted to
directors and officers of the Company on March 19, 2008 from $0.14 per share
to $0.175 per share. The increase in exercise price was requested by the
Exchange in accordance with its policies as a result of a delay by the Company
in publicly announcing the option grants and the increase in the market price
of the Company's shares following the grant and prior to announcement.

    About the Company

    The Corporation is a BioDefence company dedicated to supplying the
BioDefence market with high quality technologies, products and solutions, in
order to improve and maintain the safety and the security of individuals
worldwide. The Intellectual Property owned by Alert B&C, the MAB Technology
has been in use since 2001 by a variety of groups and is a worldwide
recognized technology. The products offered by the Corporation are Biological
and Chemical detection and identification equipment, the TRAKER(TM), designed
for the identification of dangerous and toxic agents. For more information
about the Corporation visit our new website at

    This press release contains forward-looking statements, which reflect the
Corporation's current expectations regarding future events. The
forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. Actual events
could differ materially from those projected herein. Investors should consult
the Corporation's quarterly filings and annual reports for additional
information on risks and uncertainties relating to these forward-looking
statements. The reader is cautioned not to rely on these forward-looking
statements. The Corporation disclaims any obligation to update these
forward-looking statements.

    The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy
    or accuracy of this press release.
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For further information:

For further information: Investor relations: Dr. Suzanne L. Lebel,
Chairman & Executive Vice-President, ALERT B&C Corporation, (450) 688-4499,
Fax: (450) 688-9100,; Mr. Kurt G.J. Soost, President & CEO,
ALERT B&C Corporation, Toll-free: 1-866-802-0366 (Canada), (403) 802-0366,
Fax: (403) 802-0766,; Media relations: Jean-Pierre Trudel,
President, Jean-Pierre Trudel & Associates Inc., (514) 347-6111, Fax: (514)

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