WHITE PLAINS, NY — January 9, 2004 — ConsumerLab.com announced today that six additional products have passed its Athletic Banned Substances Screening Program. ConsumerLab.com tested the products at the request of USANA, a supplement manufacturer. ConsumerLab.com developed the Screening Program in 2002 at the request of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) (see August 2002 news release at http://www.consumerlab.com/news/news_082002.asp).
ConsumerLab.com's Screening Program is the first to comprehensively test vitamins and supplements for substances that could disqualify athletes from Olympic competition and other athletic events. The program screens supplements for over 75 compounds including stimulants, narcotics, anabolic agents, diuretics, masking agents, and beta-blockers.
The USANA products are now listed on the Web at http://www.consumerlab.com/bannedsub.asp. The products include two multivitamins, a glucosamine supplement, a CoQ10 supplement, a grape seed extract supplement and an energy bar.
ConsumerLab.com is a leading provider of consumer information and independent evaluations of products that affect health and nutrition. The company is privately held and based in White Plains, New York. It has no ownership from, or interest in, companies that manufacture, distribute, or sell consumer products. ConsumerLab.com is affiliated with PharmacyChecker.com (www.pharmacychecker.com), an evaluator of online pharmacies. Subscription to ConsumerLab.com is available online. For group subscriptions, Technical Reports, or product testing contact Lisa Sabin, Vice President for Business Development, at email@example.com.
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