Watsonville, California (November 7, 2003) Nordic Naturals, Inc. introduces the world’s first kosher fish oil – Kosher Omega-3 Liquid – Nordic’s great-tasting, lemon flavored fish oil certified Kosher Parev by Manchester Beth Din and K of-K. The 4.23 fluid ounce bottle contains 48 servings and retails for a suggested $29.95. “We are introducing this fish oil with kosher certification in response to consumer demand. We know how important this is for the Jewish community and how it fills a long awaited need,” announced Joar Opheim, CEO. “Our mission includes creating the highest standards and levels of purity for our products and making them available to everyone.” Nordic Naturals fish oils surpass all national and international standards for purity. They are free from environmental pollutants including dioxins, PCBs, pesticides and heavy metals. Nordic Naturals oils exceed the most stringent European Pharmacopoeia Standards for freshness and purity testing to no detected levels of dioxins at .04 ppt and no detected levels of heavy metals at 25 ppb.
In the past five years, research has shown the benefits of Omega-3 fish oils in many different areas such as assisting the body in reducing inflammation, decreasing joint pain and improving reproductive health. Research also confirms the cardio protective properties of Omega-3 fish oil that has prompted both the American Heart Association and the White House to publish recommendations for including fish and fish oils in the diet. “Kosher Omega-3 Liquid is a great source of Omega-3’s and Vitamin E,” adds Joar. “A ½ teaspoon serving provides 450 mg. of EPA and 300 mg. of DHA, the two main components of fish oil.”
Nordic Naturals is a leading manufacturer and provider of essential fatty acids in the dietary supplement and medical industries. The company offers a complete line of Omega-3s from fish in combination with Omega-6s from organic borage oil and evening primrose oil. Nordic Naturals also produces proven environmental pollutant defense products – to aid in the elimination of toxins from the system. Involved in research and education, Nordic Naturals is the chosen brand for various clinical trials at accredited universities and research institutions.