SOURCE: Rosen Law Firm PA

April 07, 2006 19:30 ET

Investor Update: The Rosen Law Firm Files Class Action Expanding Class Period to Include All Nature's Sunshine Products Stock Purchasers from May 13, 2002 to March 20, 2006

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 7, 2006 -- The Rosen Law Firm (http://www.rosenlegal.com) today announced that it recently filed a class action in the United States District Court for the District of Utah on behalf of purchasers of Nature's Sunshine Products, Inc. ("Nature" or the "Company") (OTC: NATR) formerly (NASDAQ: NATRE) stock during the period between May 13, 2002 to March 20, 2006 (the "Class Period").

The Rosen Law Firm's complaint is the first complaint that has been filed to expand the Class Period to include all purchasers of Nature stock from May 13, 2002 to March 20, 2006. Although several other law firms have since announced class actions against Nature, the Rosen Law firm was the first law firm to announce an investigation concerning the Company.

You can join the class action online at http://www.rosenlegal.com or call toll-free at 866-767-3653 or via email Phillip Kim, Esq. pkim@rosenlegal.com or Laurence Rosen, Esq. lrosen@rosenlegal.com.

The Complaint charges that on March 20, 2006 the Company shocked the market when it announced that it was withdrawing its financial statements and warned that it could be delisted from the NASDAQ. The Company disclosed that an internal investigation revealed "certain internal control weaknesses and outline potential violations of law." The Company also revealed that the internal investigation recommended "the termination of certain employees and senior officers." Following these adverse disclosures, the Company' stock price dropped over 35%.

If you wish to serve as lead plaintiff, you must move the Court no later than June 2, 2006. If you wish to join the litigation or to discuss your rights or interests regarding this class action, please contact Laurence Rosen, Esq. or Phillip Kim, Esq. of The Rosen Law Firm toll free at 866-767-3653 or via e-mail at lrosen@rosenlegal.com or pkim@rosenlegal.com. No class has yet been certified in the above action. Until a class is certified, you are not represented by counsel unless you retain one. You may also remain an absent class member.

You may access the website at http://www.rosenlegal.com to participate in the proposed class action.

The Rosen Law Firm http://www.rosenlegal.com has expertise in prosecuting investor securities litigation and extensive experience in actions involving financial fraud. The Rosen Law Firm represents investors throughout the nation, concentrating its practice in securities class actions.

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