SOURCE: Medical Nutrition USA, Inc.

June 27, 2008 08:30 ET

Medical Nutrition USA, Inc. Appoints Scientific Director

ENGLEWOOD, NJ--(Marketwire - June 27, 2008) - Medical Nutrition USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDNU) today announced the appointment of Jennifer Sallit R.D., Ph.D. as Associate Scientific Director. Dr. Sallit was previously employed by FMC Biopolymer and was an Adjunct Professor at Florida International University, where she taught courses in nutrition. Dr. Sallit has spent the last decade in nutritional research and in her new position will work under the guidance of Arnold Gans, Chief Scientific Officer.

"As a company dedicated to positive clinical outcomes through evidence-based research, we are very pleased to have Dr. Sallit join our team. Her academic and career experience will strengthen our clinical research and product development capabilities and we look forward to her contributions to those efforts," said Frank A. Newman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

"I am thrilled to join the extraordinary team at Medical Nutrition USA," Dr. Sallit said. "Being part of a company that places primary importance on evidence-based research and improving quality of life has long been an ambition of mine."

Medical Nutrition USA develops and distributes products for the nutritionally at risk who are under medical supervision. Its products are used primarily in long-term care facilities, hospitals, dialysis clinics and bariatric clinics. The Company's product lines include Pro-Stat®, Fiber-Stat® and UTI-Stat™, as well as private label products. Additional information is available at www.mdnu.com.

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