McNeil Nutritionals, LLC and Merisant Company Announce Settlement Agreement

May 11, 2007, 01:00 ET from McNeil Nutritionals, LLC

    FT. WASHINGTON, Pa. and CHICAGO, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- McNeil
 Nutritionals, LLC, and Merisant Company jointly announced today that they
 have reached a settlement agreement regarding a lawsuit between the two
 parties that is being heard in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District
 of Pennsylvania.
     The details of the settlement agreement are confidential and both
 parties have agreed to make no additional comment on the terms of the
 agreement, subject to the parties' agreement and applicable law.
     McNeil Nutritionals, LLC, is a global marketer of innovative
 nutritional products. The company's mission is to give people the ability
 to actively manage their own health. McNeil Nutritionals, LLC, markets
 SPLENDA(R) No Calorie Sweetener. McNeil Nutritionals, LLC, is headquartered
 in Fort Washington, PA.
     Merisant Worldwide markets low-calorie tabletop sweeteners. Its brands,
 including Equal(R) and Canderel(R), are sold in over 85 countries
 throughout the world. Merisant is headquartered in Chicago, IL.
     Note to editors: Equal(R) and Canderel(R) are registered trademarks of
 Merisant Company.
     Media:    Julie Keenan
               (215) 273-4564
               Sherri Satalof
               (215) 273-7449

SOURCE McNeil Nutritionals, LLC