FMI HOLDINGS LTD. 6-K 2005
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A Life Sciences Company
Phyto-Source Manufacturing Facility Remains Intact After Hurricane Rita
~Production at Pasadena, Texas Joint Venture Facility Resumes~
Vancouver, Canada Forbes Medi-Tech Inc. (TSX:FMI and NASDAQ:FMTI) today announced that its Phyto-Source manufacturing facility in Pasadena, Texas, a 50-50 joint venture between Forbes and Chusei (USA) Inc., has resumed production of the Companys cholesterol-lowering ingredients with no apparent material property damage from the recent hurricane activity.
We are very fortunate that the manufacturing facility was not damaged by hurricane Rita, said Charles Butt, President and CEO of Forbes Medi-Tech Inc. The plant and its staff are safe and back in operation.
About Forbes Medi-Tech Inc.
Forbes Medi-Tech Inc. is a life sciences company dedicated to the research, development and commercialization of innovative products for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Our vision is to develop and market products along a treatment continuum that cardiovascular disease consumers, healthcare professionals and specialized cardiovascular disease research and healthcare institutions will identify, recommend and seek. Our business strategy is to develop and commercialize proprietary compounds to address the unmet needs of patients within the cardiovascular disease market.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF FORBES MEDI-TECH INC.
Charles A. Butt
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Manager, Investor Relations
Telephone: (604) 681-8976
NASDAQ and the Toronto Stock Exchange have not reviewed and do not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the content of this News Release. This News Release contains forward-looking statements regarding the Companys vision and strategy, which statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as vision, to develop, will, or comparable terminology referring to future events or results or terminology referring to future dates. The Companys actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of numerous factors, including uncertainty whether the Company will successfully develop and commercialize innovative products; uncertainty whether the Company will realize is strategies and vision; the need for additional clinical trials, the occurrence and success of which is not assured; intellectual property risks; the need for regulatory approvals, which are not assured and which may be denied or withdrawn; manufacturing risks and the need to manufacture to regulatory standards; product liability and insurance risks; the risk of unknown side effects; intellectual property risks; the effect of competition; and the Companys need for future funding; any of which could cause actual results to vary materially from current results or the Companys anticipated future results. See the Companys reports filed with the Canadian and U.S. securities regulatory authorities from time to time for cautionary statements identifying important factors with respect to such forward-looking statements, including certain risks and uncertainties, that could cause actual results to differ materially from results referred to in forward-looking statements. The Company assumes no obligation to update the information contained in this News Release.