USANA Health Sciences was founded in West Valley, Utah, in 1992 by Dr. Myron Wentz. The company manufactures and distributes nutritional supplements, vitamins, and other health products.
The distribution of the products is via a multi level marketing system by employees called associates. USANA the 24th largest multi level marketing company in the world and their products are sold in more than 20 countries. Products cannot be purchased in stores, only through associates or directly from the company’s website. The company is publicly traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbol: USNA.
USANA was involved in a lawsuit which claimed that the company was operating a pyramid scheme and that their products were no better than the ones that could be purchased at a local drug store. After more than a year of dispute, USANA and their accuser reached an undisclosed settlement outside court.