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Parry's 100% Vegetarian Organic Spirulina now Certified to IFOAM Standards by OCIA

Parry Nutraceuticals Ltd., Chennai, India (, announced that the Organic Crop Improvement Association (OCIA) of Lincoln, Nebraska, has Certified Parry's 100% Vegetarian Organic Spirulina powder and tablets as meeting the organic standards of the IFOAM (International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements).

"We are the only Spirulina producer anywhere to be certified Organic under the IFOAM standards", announced Sebastian Thomas, CEO of Parry Nutraceuticals Ltd. "This new certification is in addition to our Spirulina being the only one in the world certified to use 100% vegetarian sources of nutrients, under the strict Naturland - Germany organic standards and the only Spirulina certified under the prestigious US Pharmacopeia Ingredient Verification Program".

John Benemann, Ph.D., an expert in microalgae products, and Parry's representative in North America for the past ten years, located in Walnut Creek, California, added: "Our certifications uniquely assure consumers that Parry's 100% Vegetarian Organic Spirulina both meets USDA-NOP standards and is produced without any animal inputs, providing the most wholesome Spirulina available". Parry Nutraceuticals Ltd. is the leading microalgae company in the world, also producing Natural Mixed Carotenoids from Dunaliella salina and Natural Astaxanthin from Haematococcus pluvialis.

CONTACT: John R. Benemann, Ph.D.
Agent, Parry Nutraceuticals Ltd.
3434 Tice Creek Dr. No.1
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
Phone (Land and Cell) (925) 352 3352
Fax (925) 944 1205

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