DENVER, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Atkins(TM) Nutritionals, Inc. ("Atkins"), one of the best known weight-management brands, announced that none of its products or ingredients marketed under the Atkins Advantage, Day Break or Endulge brand names are affected in any way by the recent peanut butter recall directed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) due to salmonella contamination. Atkins does not source any of its peanut based products from any of the companies currently at the focus of the FDA investigation.
"Food safety and quality are our top priority at Atkins," stated Monty Sharma, Atkins CEO, in making today's announcement. "Atkins maintains extensive quality assurance procedures and programs to assure the safety and quality of all Atkins products."
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About Atkins Nutritionals, Inc.
Atkins(TM) Nutritionals Inc., a leading player in the $2.4 billion dollar weight control nutrition category, offers a powerful lifetime approach to weight loss and weight management. The Atkins Nutritional Approach focuses on a healthy diet with reduced levels of refined carbohydrates and refined sugars and encourages the consumption of lean protein, fiber, fruits, vegetables and good fats. Backed by research and consumer success stories, this approach allows the body to burn more fat and work more efficiently while helping individuals feel less hungry, more satisfied and more energetic.
Atkins(TM) Nutritionals Inc. manufactures and sells a variety of nutrition bars and shakes designed around the nutrition principles of the Atkins Diet. The Atkins line of products appeal to a broad audience of both men and women who want to achieve their weight management goals and enjoy a healthier lifestyle. Atkins products are available in more than 30,000 locations throughout the U.S. and internationally. For more information, please visit www.atkins.com.
CONTACT: Atalanta Rafferty RF|Binder for Atkins (212) 994-7511 Atalanta.Rafferty@rfbinder.com
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