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PURE Bioscience Sets Conference Call to Report 2018 Fiscal Year-End Financial Results

October 8, 2018

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 8, 2018--PURE Bioscience, Inc. ( OTCQB: PURE ), creator of the patented, non-toxic silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial, announced today that on October 25, 2018 the Company will file its Form 10-K shortly after the close of the market and will host an investor conference call that day at 1:30pm PT (4:30pm ET) to review fiscal 2018 YE financial results.

PURE management will also discuss the progress made to commercialize its two antimicrobial SDC-based food safety solutions:

• PURE® Hard Surface disinfectant - The status of ongoing commercialization in restaurant chains (including Chipotle Mexican Grill); processors/manufacturers; and penetration in the new food transportation market.

• PURE Control® - The status of ongoing sales and marketing of FDA approved direct food contact processing aid for fresh produce, and the status of the in-plant optimization work for USDA approved poultry parts processing.

The Participant Dial-In Number for the conference call is 1-631-891-4304. Participants should dial in to the call at least five minutes before 1:30pm PDT (4:30pm ET) on October 25, 2018. The call can also be accessed “live” online at http://public.viavid.com/index.php?id=131359.

A replay of the recorded call will be available for 90 days on the Company’s website ( http://www.purebio.com/investors/events-presentations/ ). You can also listen to a replay of the call by dialing 1-844-512-2921 (international participants dial 1-412-317-6671) starting October 25, 2018, at 7:30pm ET through November 1, 2018 at 11:59 pm ET. Please use PIN Number 10005505.

About PURE Bioscience, Inc.

PURE Bioscience, Inc. is focused on developing and commercializing our proprietary antimicrobial products primarily in the food safety arena -- providing solutions to the health and environmental challenges of pathogen and hygienic control. Our technology platform is based on patented stabilized ionic silver, and our initial products contain silver dihydrogen citrate, or SDC. SDC is a broad-spectrum, non-toxic antimicrobial agent, which offers 24-hour residual protection and formulates well with other compounds. As a platform technology, SDC is distinguished from existing products in the marketplace because of its superior efficacy, reduced toxicity and it mitigates bacterial resistance. PURE is headquartered in El Cajon, California (San Diego metropolitan area). Additional information on PURE is available at www.purebio.com.

Forward-looking Statements

Any statements contained in this press release that do not describe historical facts may constitute forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Statements in this press release concerning the company’s expectations, plans, business outlook or future performance, and any other statements concerning assumptions made or expectations as to any future events, conditions, performance or other matters, are “forward-looking statements.” Forward-looking statements inherently involve risks and uncertainties that could cause our actual results to differ materially from any forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, the Company’s failure to implement or otherwise achieve the benefits of its proposed business initiatives and plans; acceptance of the Company’s current and future products and services in the marketplace, including the Company’s ability to convert successful evaluations and tests for PURE Control into customer orders and customers continuing to place product orders as expected and to expand their use of the Company’s products; the Company’s ability to raise the funding required to support its continued operations and the implementation of its business plan; the ability of the Company to develop effective new products and receive required regulatory approvals for such products, including the required data and regulatory approvals required to use its SDC-based technology as a direct food contact processing aid in raw meat processing and to expand its use in OLR poultry processing; competitive factors, including customer acceptance of the Company’s SDC-based products that are typically more expensive than existing treatment chemicals; dependence upon third-party vendors, including to manufacture its products; and other risks detailed in the Company’s periodic report filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC), including its Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended July 31, 2017 and Form 10-Q for the third fiscal quarter ended April 30, 2018. You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release. By making these forward-looking statements, the Company undertakes no obligation to update these statements for revisions or changes after the date of this release.

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CONTACT: PURE Bioscience, Inc.

Hank Lambert, CEO

619-596-8600 ext.103

hlambert@purebio.com

or

Bibicoff + MacInnis, Inc.

Terri MacInnis, VP of IR

818-379-8500

terri@bibimac.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH BIOTECHNOLOGY PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURING CHEMICALS/PLASTICS

SOURCE: PURE Bioscience, Inc.

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