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UNPA welcomes Shaklee as a new Executive member

SALT LAKE CITY (Sep. 18, 2017) — The United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA), an international association of forward-looking companies dedicated to providing consumers with natural health products of superior quality, benefit and reliability, is pleased to announce Shaklee Corp. as its newest Executive member.
 
Shaklee is one of the leading natural nutrition and green products companies in the United States, having pioneered many advances in nutritional health, including developing the first plant-based protein supplement. Its founder, Forrest C. Shaklee, created "Shaklee's Vitalized Minerals" in 1915. More than 100 patents and over 120 published clinical studies back Shaklee products.
 
Shaklee has a patented portfolio of clinically proven products in nutrition, beauty and weight management and produces a line of nontoxic, green cleaning products that includes the first official Earth Day product. Shaklee has a deep commitment to the environment and became the first company in the world to fully offset its carbon emissions footprint.
 
“We are honored to welcome Shaklee as our newest Executive member,” said Loren Israelsen, UNPA president. “Shaklee is one of the great legacy companies in the natural products industry and has been an innovator throughout its 61-year history. It has a sterling reputation for quality and global supply-chain management, along with the regulatory vigilance that its leadership position implies. We welcome all of the Shaklee team members to the UNPA family as well as the strength and integrity the company brings to our organization.”
 
“I have found the UNPA staff to be very knowledgeable and passionate about all subjects important to the dietary supplement industry,” said James R. Brooks, Ph.D., executive vice president, R&D, for Shaklee. “UNPA is proactive in addressing key issues and seeking workable solutions to them. UNPA cares about its members and is highly responsive to their needs." 
 
Shaklee markets its products through more than two million members and distributors in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, Malaysia, Japan, Taiwan and Indonesia. For more information please visit www.shaklee.com.
 
MEDIA CONTACT: Frank Lampe, VP, Communications & Industry Relations, 720.398.8172frank@unpa.com.
 
SOURCE: The United Natural Products Alliance
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