Georgia Boot has entered into a licensing agreement with Starensier to utilize a new fabric containing HealthShield™, a silver-based antimicrobial agent. Initially, it will be included in selected styles of the company’s Sport and Trail, Farm and Ranch, and Safety Footwear lines. The HealthShield™ agent is embedded into the fabric used to line the footwear. Guaranteed for the lifetime of the boot, it continually kills the bacteria that causes odors and prevents the growth of foot funguses (i.e. athlete’s foot). Georgia Boot, Franklin, TN.