SASKATOON, Oct. 6 /CNW/ - Sangster's Health Centres, (a division of
Planet Organic Health Corp. POH-TSX Venture Exchange), Canada's longest
running health and nutrition franchise announced today that Darwen Holdings,
the product distribution division of Sangster's Health Centres has once again
been awarded a site license under The Government of Canada's stringent new
Natural Health Products Regulations (NHP).
"The NHP legislation is designed to ensure the safety and efficacy of the
natural health products sold to Canadian consumers. Site licensing is required
to manufacture, package, label, import or distribute natural health products
in Canada," explains Raymond Takashima, Sangster's Product Development
Manager. "Only those who have proven to be in strict compliance with Good
Manufacturing Practices (GMP) for storage, handling and distribution are
awarded a site license under NHP regulations."
"The awarding of this site license further strengthens customer
confidence in the purity and safety of Sangster's Health Centres products,"
states Darryl Sangster, President of Sangster's. "It ensures both the retailer
and the retail customer with the guarantee that every ingredient in Sangster's
products has passed strict quality and safety testing."
The only Canadian retailer currently with a site license designation,
Sangster's Health Centres continues to move forward as a leader in the natural
health industry in Canada. In business for 37 years, Sangster's Health Centres
is Canada's longest running franchised retailer of natural vitamins, food,
body care and sports nutrition supplements, and is the first vitamin retail
franchise company to be publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange.
For further information:
For further information: Sangster's Health Centres, Wanda Wilson,
Business Development, 2218 Hanselman Avenue, Saskatoon, SK, S7L 6A4, (306)
653-4481 ext: 26, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.sangsters.com