SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- (NYSE: USNA) Containing 12 billion colony-forming bacteria per serving, USANA® Probiotic receives the renowned seal of approval from ConsumerLab.com, an independent testing body of health and nutrition products. This reputable seal distinguishes USANA as a high-quality supplement manufacturer, ensuring what is on the label is indeed in the product.
"Each time we receive a seal of approval from ConsumerLab.com, we know the high manufacturing standards we set for ourselves make a huge difference in the quality of our products," says Dan Macuga, USANA's chief communications officer.
To achieve a passable score by ConsumerLab.com, rigorous tests are conducted to ensure label accuracy. For USANA® Probiotic, a minimum of 100% of its labeled amount of microorganisms per daily serving were required to pass, with no contamination mold or other pathogenic organisms. USANA Probiotic was also found to meet its "gluten-free" claim.
"Taking a probiotic daily or as needed has been clinically shown to support healthy digestion and immune function," said Brian Dixon, USANA's executive director of health and science education. "The bacterial strains we selected for USANA Probiotic have been shown to survive harsh stomach conditions, ensuring effective colonization of the GI tract."
Keeping health and nutritional companies honest about product claims since 1999, ConsumerLab.com has tested more than 4,500 products and freely publishes its testing methods for public review.
About USANA Founded in 1992, USANA Health Sciences (NYSE: USNA) is a U.S.-based nutritional company that manufactures high-quality supplements, personal care and healthy food 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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