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Ruth Winker
Director of Corporate Communications
Jamieson Laboratories

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Jamieson Vitamins teams up with Vitamin Angels to help children with hidden hunger

TORONTO, Aug. 17, 2015- Vitamin Angels is an international success story that provides at-risk populations in need with life-changing vitamins and minerals. This fall, the not-for-profit is teaming up with its first major Canadian partner, Jamieson Vitamins, on a program to help 500,000 children affected by what is known as hidden hunger. "Hidden hunger refers to a lack of micronutrients in a diet that can lead to disease and life-threatening illnesses," explains Howard Schiffer, President and Founder of Vitamin Angels. "Diets consisting mainly of carbohydrates, such as rice and potatoes, mean that while children may be eating enough calories, they...

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Jamieson wants you to choose your favourite wildlife or wilderness group

Toronto, Ontario (August 18, 2014) — The polls are open for Canadians to vote for one of five non-profit wildlife and wilderness organizations during Call for the Wild!. Created by Jamieson Laboratories, the annual people’s choice program awards $100,000 to community groups that are working to protect, conserve and rehabilitate Canada’s iconic habitats and species.The participating organizations represent diverse regions of Canada: North Island Wildlife Recovery Association (British Columbia) Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre (Manitoba) Wildlife Preservation Canada (Ontario) Regroupement QuébecOiseaux (Quebec) Cobequid Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre (Nova Scotia) Now in its fifth year, Call for the Wild! offers Canadians the chance to...

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Jamieson is counting on Canadians to vote for their favourite wildlife and wilderness group

Toronto, Ontario (August 19, 2013) — The polls are open for Canadians to vote for one of five non-profit wildlife and wilderness organizations. Call for the Wild!, the annual people’s choice donation program, created by Jamieson Laboratories, awards $100,000 to community groups that protect, conserve and rehabilitate Canada’s iconic habitats and species.The nominated groups represent diverse regions of Canada: Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre (British Columbia) Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation Society (Alberta) BurlingtonGreen Environmental Association (Ontario) McGill Bird Observatory - Observatoire d'Oiseaux de McGill (Quebec) Hope for Wildlife Society (Nova Scotia) “Now in its fourth year, Call for the Wild! raises awareness and gives...

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How do they get vitamins inside a softgel?

Toronto, Ontario (May 29, 2013) — A new episode of Discovery Channel Canada’s hit series “How It’s Made” gives Canadians an exclusive look at the making of Jamieson’s softgel vitamins, one of the world’s most popular supplement formats. The episode, which premiered on May 28, highlights the success of Jamieson Laboratories, Canada’s leading supplement manufacturer. It features a behind-the-scenes look at the company’s 70,000-square-foot softgel manufacturing plant, International Nutrient TechnologiesTM (INT), in Windsor, Ontario.“We’re thrilled that our loyal customers and all Canadians can see the manufacturing standards and quality control that go into each Jamieson softgel,” says Vic Neufeld, Jamieson CEO and...

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Jamieson Laboratories invites Canadian conservation groups to answer their Call For The Wild!

Toronto, Ontario (January 16, 2013) — Jamieson Laboratories is now accepting nominations from community groups in this year’s Call for the Wild! Jamieson Laboratories’ community-investment program, Call for the Wild! grants a total of $100,000 each year to registered non-profit organizations involved in the protection of Canada’s wildlife and wilderness. The program goals are threefold: to protect habitats and the endangered species that call them home; to conserve ecologically significant land; and to protect and rehabilitate wildlife. Five organizations that best meet these objectives will be selected to participate in a social media-based public-voting campaign later this year. Jamieson Laboratories will award a donation...

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Sleep when you need it

Toronto, Ontario (January 9, 2013) — Nearly one-quarter of Canada’s adult population suffers from sleep disturbances. More than an issue of tossing and turning the night away, disrupted sleep also inhibits many of the body’s restorative processes, and it is now considered a factor in preventing weight loss, says Penny Kendall-Reed (ND), director of Toronto’s Urban Wellness Clinic. “The need for a good night’s sleep should be a priority for everyone as we set goals for a new year," she explains.Melatonin, a natural hormone released by the pineal gland deep within the brain, regulates our wake-sleep cycle. Over a one-month period, Kendall-Reed’s...

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Kids not getting nutrients they need

Toronto (Oct 26, 2009) — Parents want to make sure their children are getting the nutrients they need to grow and thrive but sometimes it's easier said than done. According to a recent Leger Marketing survey of Canadians parents with children between the ages of 3 and 12 conducted on behalf of Jamieson Laboratories, almost 60 percent of parents say their children are picky eaters with the same percentage of parents concerned their children aren't getting the proper nutrients they need for growth and development. Parents who have children between the ages of three and five were most likely to...

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