Exeter, CA., Mar 9-- Garuda International, an international supplier and global marketer of nutritional supplements and other nutritional technology products, has named Luz Amador as the company's Technical Director overseeing the US and International affiliates. Ms. Amador’s responsibilities will include overseeing and auditing all manufacturing, R&D and Q/A functions to ensure future compliance with cGMP's and other international standards of quality.
Ms. Amador is a Biochemical Engineer who brings with her almost two decades of experience in the pharmaceutical, food and related industries. Her varied experience has included establishing quality compliance for ISO 9000-2000 and 14000 systems.
J. Roger Matkin, president of Garuda International, commented “Luz’s expertise in the Pharmaceutical, Chemical, Medical devices and the food and beverage industry will enable us to continually raise the bar for high quality standards at Garuda International. Luz’s experience implementing QSR, cGMP’s, and Environmental Management Systems for Fortune 500 companies is of great value to our company and to our clients”.
Garuda International is based in Exeter, CA (USA) and has specialized in development, manufacturing and marketing of ingredients derived from natural sources for more than 20 years. Garuda's products enhance nutritional properties and provide nutraceutical benefits to foods, beverages and dietary supplements. Garuda manufactures the original Cowcium® Natural Milk Calcium. Garuda's LesstanoL® natural Octacosanol and Policosanol support healthy cholesterol. FoamexTM Yucca and Quillaja foaming agents and more than ten species of medicinal mushroom powders and extracts are also offered.