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COLD-FX(R) Receives Highest Sports Certification in North America
Date:9/14/2009

by Canadian Olympians and was first recommended to elite athletes by the Canadian Sport Centre Calgary in 2003. Earlier this year, all of the Canadian Sport Centres decided to recommend it to their athletes to help keep them in top health in this particularly challenging flu season.

Canadian Sport Centre Calgary President Dale Henwood says, "This certification is an important achievement. It provides additional confirmation for athletes who regard COLD-FX as a key part of their health regimen." Afexa is providing COLD-FX to 1,500 athletes, coaches, trainers and support staff at sport centres in seven provinces where the country's elite athletes train, including those preparing for the 2010 Winter Games.

Olympic Gold Medalist Clara Hughes says, "Many of my teammates and I rely upon it. I've gone through dozens and dozens of tests since I started taking COLD-FX over six years ago, and each time they come back negative for banned substances. NSF Certification is just further confirmation that athletes can take it without having to worry."

COLD-FX will be the exclusive cold and flu remedy available at general stores within the Olympic and Paralympic Villages in Vancouver and Whistler. VANOC has arranged with Afexa to make COLD-FX available to close to 40,000 volunteers, staff and media during the 2010 Winter Games.

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To view the entire news release, please visit http://www.nsf.org/info/press/index.asp?p_id=16889.

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    NSF International
    734-913-5723
    houlahan@nsf.org

    Warren Michaels
    Afexa Life Sciences Inc.
    780-432-0022
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