NSF Awards GMP Registration to Graminex L.L.C.

(ANN ARBOR, MI USA) - NSF International (www.nsf.org), The Public Health and Safety Company(tm), awards Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) registration to Graminex L.L.C., the exclusive manufacturer of Graminex(tm) flower pollen extracts. NSF is the leading global provider of public health and safety risk management solutions.

GMP requirements include manufacturing facilities audits, quality control procedures, personnel training, cleanliness, equipment maintenance and record keeping. These requirements are included in NSF American National Standard 173-Dietary Supplements. NSF will align its GMPs with FDA's GMPs when they are published in the next year or two.

"NSF GMP Registration comes at a critical time as it confirms Graminex is well prepared for FDA's GMPs," said Kathleen Pompliano, Manager, Dietary Supplements Program. "By receiving NSF GMP Registration, Graminex LLC is demonstrating their commitment to providing quality products."

Graminex LLC received a NSF GMP Registration certificate, is listed on the NSF web site and now may use the NSF GMP Registration mark in literature and promotional materials.

"Graminex, by receiving GMP Certification, is ready and willing to comply with the new rules and regulations facing this industry," said Cynthia R. May, CEO, Graminex L.L.C. "Furthermore, Graminex's partnership with NSF International symbolizes our strong conviction for quality assurance for our facility and products."

Located in Deshler, Ohio, the Graminex facility and warehouse manages more than 5,000 acres of farmland in Northwest Ohio, on which active ingredients for dietary supplements are grown and harvested (www.graminex.com). Graminex supplies bulk ingredients to the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries and markets its own line of dietary supplements, mainly focusing in the area of prostate care & support and immune system support. Partnered with its distributors, Graminex products are sold in more than 40 countries on six continents.

NSF International, a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization, is the leading global provider of public health and safety risk management solutions. NSF provides product certification and safety audits for the food and water industries. Other services include management systems registrations delivered through NSF International Strategic Registrations, Ltd., and education through the NSF Center for Public Health Education. Serving companies in 81 countries, NSF was founded in 1944 and is headquartered in Ann Arbor, MI USA.

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