SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Date of Report: November 23, 2021
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|Item 8.01||OTHER EVENTS.|
On November 22, 2021, Oragenics, Inc. (the “Company”) called to order its Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, there were not present or represented by proxy a sufficient number of shares of the Company’s common stock in order to a constitute quorum. The Company adjourned the Annual Meeting until January 25, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. At that time, the Annual Meeting will be reconvened at the offices of Shumaker, Loop, & Kendrick, Bank of America Plaza, 101 E Kennedy Blvd., Suite 2800, Tampa, FL 33602.
The record date for the Annual Meeting remains October 1, 2021. Shareholders of the Company who have previously submitted their proxy or otherwise voted and who do not want to change their vote do not need to take any action.
No changes have been made in the proposals to be voted on by shareholders at the Annual Meeting. The Company strongly encourages all of its shareholders to read the Company’s definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on October 13, 2021 (the “Proxy Statement”) and other proxy materials relating to the Annual Meeting, which are available free of charge on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.
On November 23, 2021, the Company issued a press release to announce the adjournment, which is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K. The information in the press release furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, or incorporated by reference into any of the Company’s filings under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in any such filing.
|Item 9.01||FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.|
|99.1||Press Release dated November 23, 2021|
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In accordance with the requirements of the Exchange Act, the registrant caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized on this 23rd day of November, 2021.
Chief Financial Officer