SOURCE: Janel World Trade, Ltd.

Janel World Trade, Ltd.

February 24, 2009 08:00 ET

Janel World Trade Announces Successful Testing of Chemical Treatment for Polluted Lakes and Sea Water in China, Part of a Major Project by Janel's Environmental Project Logistics Division

JAMAICA, NY--(Marketwire - February 24, 2009) - Janel World Trade, Ltd. (OTCBB: JLWT), a full-service global provider of integrated logistics services, today announced that it has completed the successful testing of a US manufactured specialty chemical conducted by the Company's strategic partner, The Yellow Seas Fisheries Research Institute (YSFRI) in Qingdao, China.

The chemical, which successfully passed all 22 safety tests mandated by the laboratory, will be used to treat China's extensive environmental issues in lakes and sea water as a part of programs that have received billions of dollars in committed funding from the Chinese government.

The chemical that was successfully tested contains a unique, patented chelate that produces a higher concentration of hydrogen ions in a broad range of water conditions. These ions bond (chelate) with the copper ion to keep it in suspension, preventing precipitation while maintaining scientifically predictable copper levels in a high concentration of hydrogen ions. This enables precise control of bacteria and algae growth without over treatment.

"We are pleased with the test results and the depth of experience and capabilities our consortium brings to the environmental issues in China," reported Paul McCreary, President of Janel's Environmental Project Logistics Division.

Jim Jannello, CEO of Janel World Trade, Ltd., stated, "We are very proud that Janel can utilize its core business model and its existing infrastructure in China to create an opportunity for Janel, the US manufacturer and the Chinese people to provide a positive environmental option to all concerned."


Founded in 1947 and for the past 61 years, the mission of YSFRI has been the sustainable utilization of marine biological resources, focusing scientific work on aquaculture resource investigation and improvement, product testing and certification. YSFRI researchers have accomplished more than 1,000 national and ministerial research projects, obtained over 300 major national and ministerial research achievements, and received about 100 national and ministerial awards. Especially in recent years, YSFRI addresses the needs of China's economic development, environmental stabilization and scientific innovation, adjusting research subjects, recruiting talents, and identifying solutions in subject areas such as algae control, marine biological resource assessment and ecosystem level management. YSFRI is committed to be a first-class and internationally renowned research and education center for marine fishery science, in a position to provide theoretical basis and technological support worldwide for the sustainable exploitation of marine fishery resources and harmonious development of the environment.

About Janel World Trade, Ltd.

Janel World Trade, Ltd. is a global provider of integrated logistics services, including domestic and international freight forwarding via multi-modal carriers, customs brokerage, warehousing and distribution, and other transportation-related services. With offices throughout the U.S. (New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Atlanta) and the Far East (Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Shenzhen), the Company provides the comprehensive services necessary to handle its customers' shipping needs throughout the world. Cargo can be transported via air, sea or land, and Janel's national network of locations can manage the shipment and/or receipt of cargo into or out of any location in the United States. Janel is registered as an Ocean Transportation Intermediary and licensed as a FMC Licensed Freight Forwarder by the Federal Maritime Commission.

Janel World Trade, Ltd.'s headquarters is located in Jamaica, New York, adjacent to the JFK International Airport, and its common stock is listed on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol "JLWT." Additional information on the Company is available on its website at

This press release includes statements that may constitute "forward-looking" statements, usually containing the words "believe," "estimate," "project," "intend," "expect" or similar expressions. These statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements inherently involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. Factors that would cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, the Company's dependence upon conditions in the air, ocean and land-based freight forwarding industry, the size and resources of many competitors, the need for the Company to effectively integrate acquired businesses and to successfully deliver its primary services, and other risks detailed in the Company's periodic report filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent Form 8-K, Form 10-Q and Form 10-K filings. By making these forward-looking statements, the Company undertakes no obligation to update these statements for revisions or changes after the date of this release.

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