Derry, NH (PRNewswire) March 16, 2012

MegaFood announced today that their in-house testing and research facility has received ISO
9001:2008 certification.

Achieving ISO 9001:2008 certification indicates that premium Quality Management practices are adhered to and a systematic approach to quality testing and processes is taken to ensure consistent customer satisfaction. To learn more about ISO 9001: 2008 certification visit http://www.iso.org/iso/iso_catalogue/management_and_leadership_standards/quality_management.htm

Michel Ben-Bemehemie, Director of Quality & Analytical Science has led the lab in achieving this certification. Ben-Bemehemie, works to ensure MegaFood achieves the highest level of accuracy in their testing and also focuses on enhancing their regulation and compliance directives. MegaFood employs five analytical chemists in their lab which is equipped with state of the art analytical equipment including high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), mass spectrometer and inductively coupled plasma (ICP). MegaFood routinely performs tests to validate nutrient/botanical identification and potency, as well as validating the finished products are free of gluten, dairy and soy.

“We are very pleased to receive this certification and continue to improve our Quality Management Systems allowing us to provide consistent, quality whole food supplements. With Michel Ben- Bemehemie, leading our analytics and testing facility, we are confident that we will continue to push our standards to the next level,” states Richard LaFond, Vice President of Product Development.

About MegaFood MegaFood has made premium food supplements in Derry, New Hampshire since 1973. Starting with fresh & local food ingredients, and following a one-of-a-kind Slo-Food process™, MegaFood produces their very own FoodState® nutrients to deliver authentic nourishment, and not just vitamins. To ensure purity and quality, MegaFood also tests and validates each whole food supplement to be free of gluten, dairy and soy and tests  for traces of 125+ different pesticides and herbicides. For more information, visit megafood.com or join our community on FaceBook.