A British company has unveiled Shreddies, flatulence-filtering underwear that works by using an “activated carbon back panel made from Zorflex. This material is highly porous, so (the company claims) the odor vapors from the farts become trapped and neutralized before they reach the olfactory glands of any innocent bystanders in close proximity to the offending flatulence.” Continue reading for a video and more information.

They’re designed for both men and women who suffer from intestinal issues, such as Crohn’s disease, along with IBS. Here’s what Gizmag has to say:

We’ve already seen a similar product named 4SKINS, while the same technology can be found in the Better Marriage Blanket. Still, you can never have too much protection against the menace of smelly emissions.

Both the men’s and women’s Shreddies come in a range of different styles and start at US$40 and $30 respectively … which is surely a small price to pay for the pleasure of farting without fear.

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