Source: Press Release 5/14/2012

USANA Procosa Receives Certification

Third-Party Testing Company Approves USANA's Joint Health Product SALT LAKE CITY, May 14, 2012 -- USANA Health Sciences, Inc., a global nutritional supplements company, today announced that its USANA® Procosa supplement, which promotes optimal joint health, has been tested and approved by, LLC, a company that independently tests health products to help consumers and healthcare professionals make safe purchasing decisions. previously approved USANA's Probiotic, CoQuinone® 10, Visionex®, BiOmega(TM), Mega Antioxidant and Chelated Mineral supplements, among others.

When testing supplements, uses rigorous independent testing to determine the product's strength, purity, and disintegration--specifically for Procosa, ConsumerLab tested its glucosamine content, how it met stringent lead levels criteria and its ability to disintegrate or break apart.

"In 20 years of doing business, we've never had to issue a product recall," said Jim Brown, USANA's vice president of global operations. "Because we manufacture over 90% of our products in-house in our FDA-registered facility, we can control the quality, safety and efficacy of our supplements. We also insist that our vendors follow our same strict quality control processes, so that by the time our product is shipped out, it has been tested numerous times."

"We welcome any third-party organization, such as, to test and verify the claims we make on our products," says Dan Macuga, USANA's chief communications officer. "It gives us the opportunity to prove the claims we've been making for years on products that are now sold in 18 markets worldwide. All USANA employees are given free products monthly, so we are both the manufacturers and the end users of our own supplements. We are very committed to our products."

In addition to earning's seals of approval, USANA's products, which are used by over 600 professional athletes, are also independently tested by NSF International and HFL. The company's Utah-based manufacturing facility follows Federal Drug Administration (FDA) guidelines for Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and voluntarily tests its supplements to make sure they meet United States Pharmacopeia (USP) standards and specifications for potency, uniformity, and disintegration.

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