What You Should Know
USANA Health Sciences, Inc. is a multilevel manufacturing and marketing company that makes a number of skin-care and nutritional products. The majority of these products is made in the United States and is marketed in thirteen countries. USANA has supported and provided products to a number of athletic organizations. The company was founded by a microbiologist and immunologist Myron Wentz and is located in West Valley City, Utah. The company’s marketing is carried out on a multilevel basis, with sales persons recruiting others, and they in turn others. In 2007 an executive of the Fraud Discovery Institute accused USANA of operating an illegal pyramid scheme, but after an investigation the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recommended that no action be taken against them. In the same year it was discovered that several of its executives had made fictitious statements in their resumes.
There are four main brands of USANA products. USANA Nutritionals, which consist of nutritional essentials and nutritional optimizer supplements, USANA Macro-Optimizer foods, which consist of nutritional bars and drink mixers, Sens