SALT LAKE CITY, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- How can you trust the supplements you are taking? One way is to make sure they are third-party tested and approved! You can count on that with joint-health-supporting USANA® Procosa, which recently underwent thorough testing to determine the product's strength, purity and disintegration.* ConsumerLab.com independently tests health products to help consumers and healthcare professionals make safe purchasing decisions. USANA's Procosa was analyzed for glucosamine content, lead, arsenic, cadmium levels and its ability to disintegrate or break apart.
"Over 70% of @USANAinc's products are manufactured in-house at our #FDA Drug Establishment, which allows us to control the quality, safety and efficiency of our supplements," said Jim Brown, USANA's chief operations officer.
Procosa is a joint health supplement that delivers vegetarian glucosamine to help maintain and protect healthy cartilage. It's formulated with vitamin C, manganese and other nutrients important to supporting optimal joint health.*
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"The opportunity to have @USANAinc's products verified by such a reputable third-party institute gives our products higher credibility by proving the claims we've been making for 21 years," said @Dan Macuga, USANA's chief communications officer.
- The manufacturing facility in Salt Lake City is NSF certified - following the Federal Drug Administration guidelines for Good Manufacturing Practices.
- USANA has earned NSF Certified for Sport® certification for its SportsPak, Essentials™ (Chelated Mineral and Mega Antioxidant), Proflavanol® C100, Active Calcium™, Procosa® and BiOmega™ products. It has also earned NSF dietary supplement certification for its HealthPak™.
- The company obtained the FDA's Drug Establishment Registration, which allows USANA to manufacture over-the-counter drugs.
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Founded in 1992, USANA Health Sciences (NYSE: USNA) is a U.S.-based nutritional company that manufactures high-quality supplements, personal care and energy products in its FDA-registered facility in Salt Lake City. Learn more about USANA by visiting our web site http://www.usana.com or the official USANA blog http://whatsupusana.com.
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