Embria's SupplySide West Presentation Spotlights Story Behind Immune Health Ingredient, Epicor

Honorary Speaker, Alexander G. Schauss, Ph.D., to Discuss Research

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, August 22, 2006 --- Embria(tm) Health Sciences, a raw material manufacturer of science-backed natural ingredients for the human nutrition market, will be hosting a VendorWorks Presentation entitled "The Discovery of a Novel Immune Modulatory Agent: EpiCor," on Friday, Oct. 20, 2006 from 11 - 11:50 a.m. at the SupplySide West International Tradeshow and Conference in Las Vegas at the Venetian Hotel in Toscana Room #3601-3604, 3610. Guest speaker Alexander G. Schauss, Ph.D., FACN, director of natural and medicinal products research for AIBMR Life Sciences, Inc., will discuss the discovery of Embria's new immune health ingredient, EpiCor(tm).

"This presentation will review the remarkable story behind EpiCor's birth as well as the supportive research that shows its efficacy," said Embria president, Paul Faganel. "Attendees will walk away with a new outlook on how consumers can maximize the effectiveness of their immune systems."

Dr. Schauss will share the story of how the discovery of Cedar Rapids factory workers with unusually low sick rates led to EpiCor's development. He will also discuss the ingredient's composition and antioxidant activities, and report on the positive results of EpiCor's various toxicity and safety studies. EpiCor is an all- natural, high-metabolite immunogen that is manufactured through MetaGen4(tm), a proprietary multi-stage fermentation and drying process.

Alexander G. Schauss, Ph.D., FACN, has been the lead scientist for AIBMR Life Sciences, Inc., www.aibmr.com, for more than 25 years. Dr. Schauss was recently recognized by the American College for the Advancement of Medicine for his contributions to the medical sciences with the 2005 Linus Pauling Lecture Award. He has served on several NIH advisory councils, been a reviewer of botanical monographs for the U.S. Pharmacopeia Convention (USP) and the International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS) database maintained through an interagency partnership with the Food and Nutrition Information Center, National Agricultural Library, NIH Office of Dietary Supplements and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Embria Health Sciences, www.embriahealth.com, combines science and nature to bring high-quality, research-based natural ingredients to the global human nutrition market. Headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Embria's key products are manufactured using a proprietary technology, which produces vital metabolites that deliver nutritional benefits and support increased bioavailability. Embria holds Nutrition Business Journal's 2005 product merit award for its selenium ingredient, eXselen(tm).

The SupplySide West trade show is dedicated to bringing together manufacturers and suppliers in the dietary supplement, food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. The event provides a unique opportunity for an executive level exchange of ideas, goods and services not available through any other business-to-business event.

SupplySide West offers three days of informative seminars and exhibitions tailored to the specific needs of supply chain executives. For more information visit www.supplysideshow.com.

For more information on this presentation contact Amanda Holty at 801-538-0777 ext. 106 or [email protected] or stop by the Embria Health Sciences booth #7001 at SupplySide West.

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