BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec 09, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Vitacost.com, Inc., a leading online retailer and direct marketer of health and wellness products, has successfully completed its first Food & Drug Administration (FDA) inspection of its manufacturing operations in Lexington, North Carolina. The FDA conducted an on-site procedural and active production review pursuant to the revised CFR 21 part 111 and made no notice of deficiencies at the facility.
"Vitacost's state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities provide us with the opportunity to deliver superior product quality and industry leading market response times to all of our consumers," said Ira Kerker, Vitacost's Chief Executive Officer. "I am very proud of our quality control staff and the entire manufacturing and fulfillment team as we continue to achieve greater efficiencies and cost savings over the entire manufacturing cycle."
Vitacost.com conducts its manufacturing operations through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Nutraceutical Life Sciences, Inc.
About Vitacost.com, Inc.
Vitacost.com, Inc. (Symbol: VITC) is a leading online retailer and direct marketer of health and wellness products, including dietary supplements such as vitamins, minerals, herbs or other botanicals, amino acids and metabolites, as well as cosmetics, organic body and personal care products, sports nutrition and health foods. Vitacost.com, Inc. sells these products directly to consumers through its website, www.vitacost.com, as well as through its catalogs. Vitacost.com, Inc. strives to offer its customers the broadest product selection supported by current scientific and medical research at the best value, while providing superior customer service and timely and accurate delivery.