According to Vancanneyt et al. (2006), this species is an earlier heterotypic synonym of Leuconostocargentinum Dicks et al. 1993.Publication:
Vancanneyt M, Zamfir M, De Wachter M, Cleenwerck I, Hoste B, Rossi F, Dellaglio F, De Vuyst L, Swings J. Reclassification of Leuconostoc argentinum as a later synonym of Leuconostoc lactis. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:213-216.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 1, note = "+".